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Arnold, Thurman Wesley

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Born: 1891 AD
Died: 1969 AD, at 78 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Jurist

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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.

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