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Name Tamm, Edward Allen
City Washington
State DC
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born April 21, 1906, in St. Paul, MN
Died September 22, 1985

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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born April 21, 1906, in St. Paul, MN
Died September 22, 1985

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, District Court of the U.S. for the District of Columbia (now U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia)
Received a recess appointment from Harry S Truman on June 22, 1948, to a seat vacated by James M. Proctor; nominated to the same position by Harry S Truman on January 13, 1949. Confirmed by the Senate on March 29, 1949, and received commission on April 1, 1949. Service terminated on March 16, 1965, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on March 1, 1965, to a seat vacated by Walter M. Bastian. Confirmed by the Senate on March 11, 1965, and received commission on March 11, 1965. Service terminated on September 22, 1985, due to death.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Temporary Emergency Court of Appeals, 1972-1981; chief judge, 1972-1981

Education:
Georgetown College Law School (now Georgetown University Law Center), LL.B., 1930
Suffolk University Law School, J.S.D., 1971

Professional Career:

Deputy director, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1930-1948

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to District Court of the U.S. for the District of Columbia (now U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia), February 3, 1948; no Senate vote
Nominated to District Court of the U.S. for the District of Columbia (now U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia), July 29, 1948; no Senate vote


compress summary

Case(s) IM-DC-0014 : Narenji v. Civiletti; Confederation of Iranian Students v. Civiletti
SD-DC-0001 : Adams v. Richardson

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