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James Robert Kirkland

Biography of James Robert Kirkland

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Kirkland
  • First Name: James
  • Middle Name: Robert
  • Date of Birth: February , 15 , 1903
  • Place of Birth (POB): Wilmington , Delaware (US-DE, DE, 10, DL, Del., De.)
  • Date of Death: February , 25 , 1958
  • Place of Death (POD): Wilmington , Delaware (US-DE, DE, 10, DL, Del., De.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

James Robert Kirkland Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • 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): 01/05/1950
  • Judicial Recess Appointment date: 10/21/1949
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 63 Stat. 493
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 01/05/1950
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 03/04/1950
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/08/1950
  • Commission Date: 03/09/1950
  • Date of Termination: 02/25/1958
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

James Robert Kirkland in the Law School

  • Name of School: George Washington University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1927

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): George Washington University Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1928

Third Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): George Washington University Law School
  • Degree: Master of Laws (LL.M.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1929

Fourth Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Benjamin Franklin University (now George Washington University)
  • Degree: B.C.S.
  • Law Degree Year: 1930

James Robert Kirkland Career Path

Employment:

  • U.S. Naval Reserve commander
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1929-1934
  • Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1934-1949
  • Counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on the District of Columbia, 1947-1949
  • Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, October 17, 1949; no Senate vote

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