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Arnold, Thurman Wesley

Born: 1891 AD
Died: 1969 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Jurist

1891 – Thurman Arnold was born on June 2nd in Laramie, Wyoming. American judge, lawyer, and trustbuster.

         – He was educated at Princeton, Harvard and Yale, and worked as a sheep rancher and attorney in Laramie.

1921 – Became a member of the Wyoming House of Representatives.

         – Lecturer at the University of Wyoming.

1927 – Was the Dean of the College of Law, West Virginia University.

1931 – Professor of law at Yale University.

1937 – He wrote The Folklore of Capitalism.

1938 – An assistant attorney general in Washington, he spearheaded anti-trust indictments.

1943 – Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 11th, to a seat vacated by Wiley B. Rutledge, Jr.

         – Confirmed by the Senate on March 9th, and received commission on March 11th.

         – He served as an appellate judge before returning to private practice.

1945 – Service terminated on July 9th, due to resignation.

         – He left the bench and founded the Washington, D.C. law firm that still bears his name, Arnold & Porter.

1969 – He died on November.