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Charles Edward Wyzanski

Biography of Charles Edward Wyzanski Jr.

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Wyzanski
  • First Name: Charles
  • Middle Name: Edward
  • Generational Suffix: Jr.
  • Date of Birth: May , 27 , 1906
  • Place of Birth (POB): Boston , Massachusetts (US-MA, MA, 25, Mass.)
  • Date of Death: September , 3 , 1986
  • Place of Death (POD): Boston , Massachusetts (US-MA, MA, 25, Mass.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Charles Edward Wyzanski Jr. Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Franklin D. Roosevelt ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 12/01/1941
  • Seat vacated by: McLellan , Hugh D.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 12/01/1941
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 12/15/1941
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 12/16/1941
  • Commission Date: 12/19/1941
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1965
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1971
  • Retirement from Active Service: 09/01/1971
  • Date of Termination: 09/03/1986
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Charles Edward Wyzanski Jr. in the Law School

  • Name of School: Harvard College
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1927

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Harvard Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1930

Charles Edward Wyzanski Jr. Career Path


  • Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1930, 1931-1933, 1937-1941
  • Law clerk, Hon. Augustus Noble Hand, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1930-1931
  • Law clerk, Hon. Learned Hand, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1932
  • Solicitor of labor, U.S. Department of Justice, 1933
  • Solicitor of labor, U.S. Department of Labor, 1933-1935
  • Special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, Office of the Solicitor General, 1935-1937
  • Public member, National Defense Mediation Board, 1941-1942
  • Lecturer in government, Harvard University, 1942-1943
  • Lecturer in law, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1949-1950
  • Lecturer in law, Stanford University, 1949-1951
  • Professor of law, Columbia University, 1974


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