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John Helm Pratt

Biography of John Helm Pratt

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Pratt
  • First Name: John
  • Middle Name: Helm
  • Date of Birth: November , 17 , 1910
  • Place of Birth (POB): Portsmouth , New Hampshire (US-NH, NH, 33, N.H)
  • Date of Death: August , 11 , 1995
  • Place of Death (POD): Chevy Chase , Maryland (US-MD, MD, 24, Md.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

John Helm Pratt 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: Lyndon B. Johnson ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 04/11/1968
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Holtzoff , Alexander
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 04/11/1968
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 06/06/1968
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 06/06/1968
  • Commission Date: 06/07/1968
  • Retirement from Active Service: 12/01/1989
  • Date of Termination: 08/11/1995
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

John Helm Pratt in the Law School

  • Name of School: Harvard University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1930

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Harvard Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1934

John Helm Pratt Career Path


  • Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1934-1942, 1946-1968
  • U.S. Marines captain, 1942-1946


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