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Herbert William Christenberry

Biography of Herbert William Christenberry

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Christenberry
  • First Name: Herbert
  • Middle Name: William
  • Date of Birth: December , 11 , 1897
  • Place of Birth (POB): New Orleans , Louisiana (US-LA, LA, 22, La.)
  • Date of Death: October , 5 , 1975
  • Place of Death (POD): Kentwood , Louisiana (US-LA, LA, 22, La.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Herbert William Christenberry Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Harry S Truman ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 07/11/1947
  • Seat vacated by: Caillouet , Adrian J.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 07/11/1947
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 12/17/1947
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 12/18/1947
  • Commission Date: 12/20/1947
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1949
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1967
  • Date of Termination: 10/05/1975
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Herbert William Christenberry in the Law School

  • Name of School: Loyola University New Orleans School of Law
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1924

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): New York University

Herbert William Christenberry Career Path


  • U.S. Navy, 1917-1918
  • Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1924-1933
  • Assistant attorney, Board of Commissioners, Port of New Orleans, Louisiana, 1933-1935
  • Deputy commissioner, Louisiana Debt Moratorium Commission, 1935
  • Assistant district attorney, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, 1935-1937
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1937-1942
  • U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 1942-1947


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