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Axel John Beck

Biography of Axel John Beck

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Beck
  • First Name: Axel
  • Middle Name: John
  • Date of Birth: May , 6 , 1894
  • Place of Birth (POB): , Sweden
  • Date of Death: September , 2 , 1981
  • Place of Death (POD): Aberdeen , South Dakota (US-SD, 46, S. Dak., S.D., SoDak)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Axel John Beck Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of South Dakota
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Dwight D. Eisenhower ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 01/31/1958
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 71 Stat. 631
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 01/31/1958
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 02/24/1958
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 02/28/1958
  • Commission Date: 03/04/1958
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1965
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1966
  • Retirement from Active Service: 10/27/1969
  • Date of Termination: 09/02/1981
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Axel John Beck in the Law School

  • Name of School: Morningside College
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1920

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Chicago Law School
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1922

Axel John Beck Career Path


  • U.S. Army second lieutenant, World War I
  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1923-1924
  • Private practice, Union County, South Dakota, 1924-1958
  • Organizer, Bank of Union County, Elk Point, South Dakota, 1943
  • President/chairman of the board, Bank of Union County, Elk Point, South Dakota, 1947-1958


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