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David Thomas Lewis

Biography of David Thomas Lewis

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Lewis
  • First Name: David
  • Middle Name: Thomas
  • Date of Birth: April , 25 , 1912
  • Place of Birth (POB): Salt Lake City , Utah (US-UT, UT, 49, Utah, Ut.)
  • Date of Death: September , 28 , 1983
  • Place of Death (POD): Salt Lake City , Utah (US-UT, UT, 49, Utah, Ut.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

David Thomas Lewis Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Court of Appeals
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Dwight D. Eisenhower ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 05/17/1956
  • Seat vacated by: Phillips , Orie Leon
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 05/17/1956
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 05/31/1956
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 06/04/1956
  • Commission Date: 06/05/1956
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1970
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1977
  • Retirement from Active Service: 12/03/1977
  • Date of Termination: 09/28/1983
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

David Thomas Lewis in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Utah
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1935

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Utah College of Law
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1937

David Thomas Lewis Career Path


  • Private practice, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1938-1950
  • U.S. Army, 1945-1946
  • State representative, Utah, 1947-1948
  • Judge, Utah District Court, 1950-1956


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