Arnold, Thurman Wesley
Born: Jun 02, 1891 AD
Died: 1969 AD, at 78 years of age.
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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