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Alfred Adams Wheat

Biography of Alfred Adams Wheat

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Wheat
  • First Name: Alfred
  • Middle Name: Adams
  • Date of Birth: June , 13 , 1867
  • Place of Birth (POB): Nashua , New Hampshire (US-NH, NH, 33, N.H)
  • Date of Death: March , 11 , 1943
  • Place of Death (POD): Washington , District of Columbia (US-DC, DC, 11, D.C., Wash. D.C.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Alfred Adams Wheat Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia]
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Herbert Hoover ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 04/18/1929
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 45 Stat. 1056
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 04/18/1929
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 05/02/1929
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 05/03/1929
  • Commission Date: 05/03/1929
  • Date of Termination: 06/04/1930
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Appointment to Another Judicial Position

Second Appointment of Alfred Adams Wheat

  • Court Name: United States District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia], Chief Justice
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Promoted by President: Herbert Hoover ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 05/14/1930
  • Seat vacated by: McCoy , Walter I.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 05/14/1930
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action: 06/02/1930
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 06/04/1930
  • Commission Date: 06/04/1930
  • Retirement from Active Service: 12/31/1941
  • Date of Termination: 05/11/1943
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Alfred Adams Wheat in the Law School

  • Name of School: Dartmouth College
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1889

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Columbian University School of Law (now George Washington University Law School)
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1891

Alfred Adams Wheat Career Path

Employment:

  • Private practice, New York City, 1893-1922
  • Special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1922-1929
  • Acting solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1929
  • Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, February 28, 1929; no Senate vote

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