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Thomas Joseph Walker

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Appointed by  Franklin D. Roosevelt
Profession  Judge
Role  Judge
Succeeded by  Irvin Charles Mollison
Name  Thomas Walker
Preceded by  Jerry Bartholomew Sullivan
Born  March 25, 1877 Plymouth, Pennsylvania (1877-03-25)
Alma mater  Georgetown University University of Virginia
Died  January 18, 1945, New York City, New York, United States
Education  Georgetown University, University of Virginia

Thomas Joseph Walker (March 25, 1877 – January 18, 1945) was a Judge for the United States Customs Court.

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Biography

Walker was born on March 25, 1877, in Plymouth, Pennsylvania. He attended Georgetown University and the University of Virginia but received no degrees. He served in the United States Armed Forces in 1898. He was a member of the Montana State Legislature in 1905. He was a county attorney in Silver Bow County, Montana, from 1906 to 1910. He worked in private practice in Butte, Montana, from 1909 to 1922 and again from 1934 to 1940. He was a member of the Montana State Senate from 1922 to 1934.

Federal Judicial Service

On June 11, 1940, President Roosevelt nominated Walker to serve as a Judge for the United States Customs Court, to the seat vacated by Judge Jerry Bartholomew Sullivan. He was confirmed by the Senate on June 15, 1940, and received his commission on June 20, 1940, serving on the court until his death. He was succeeded on the court by Judge Irvin Charles Mollison.

Death

Walker died on January 18, 1945 in New York City.

References

Thomas Joseph Walker Wikipedia


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