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Name White, Byron Raymond
City Washington
State DC
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

White, Byron Raymond
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

White, Byron Raymond
Born June 8, 1917, in Fort Collins, CO
Died April 15, 2002, in Denver, CO

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on April 3, 1962, to a seat vacated by Charles Evans Whittaker. Confirmed by the Senate on April 11, 1962, and received commission on April 12, 1962. Assumed senior status on June 28, 1993. Service terminated on April 15, 2002, due to death.

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Eighth Circuit, April 16, 1962-June 8, 1970
Tenth Circuit, April 16, 1962-June 27, 1993
Sixth Circuit, July 4, 1981-September 30, 1981
Fifth Circuit, October 1, 1981-October 8, 1990
Eleventh Circuit, June 26, 1987-July 31, 1987

University of Oxford, Rhodes Scholar
University of Colorado, B.A., 1938
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1946

Professional Career:
Professional football player, Pittsburgh Steelers and Detroit Lions, 1938-1940
U.S. Navy, Naval Intelligence, 1942-1945
Law clerk, Hon. Fred Vinson, Supreme Court of the United States, 1946-1947
Private practice, Denver, Colorado, 1947-1961
Deputy attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1961-1962
Research Collections

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Case(s) EE-WI-0058 : International Union v. Johnson Controls, Inc.
FH-MO-0002 : Jones v. Alfred H. Mayer Co.
FH-WI-0001 : U.S. v. American Family Mutual Insurance Company
IM-CA-0002 : Flores v. Reno [later Meese, Johnson, Kelly, Sessions]
IM-CA-0011 : Catholic Social Services v. Ashcroft
IM-CA-0045 : Mow Sun Wong v. Hampton
IM-FL-0019 : Haitian Refugee Center, Inc. v. Nelson
IM-HI-0002 : Legal Aid Soc'y v. Legal Servs. Corp
IM-NY-0006 : Haitian Centers Council, Inc. v. McNary
IM-NY-0016 : Foley v. Connelie
IM-VA-0001 : Commonwealth of Puerto Rico v. Alfred L. Snapp & Sons, Inc.
JC-MA-0001 : Inmates of Suffolk County Jail v. Rufo
JC-OH-0014 : City of Canton v. Harris
PC-CA-0031 : Clutchette v. Procunier
PC-GA-0004 : Wilson v. Kelley
PC-KY-0007 : Kendrick v. Bland
PC-NE-0004 : McDonnell v. Wolff
PC-OH-0017 : Wilson v. Seiter
PC-RI-0007 : Palmigiano v. Baxter
PC-TN-0014 : Johnson v. Avery
SD-AL-0004 : Knight v. Alabama
SD-MS-0030 : Singleton v. Jackson Municipal Separate School District

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