Dumbauld, Edward, 1905-1997Variant names
Lawyer, Judge. A.B., Princeton, 1926; LL.B., Harvard, 1929, LL.M., 1930. Sheldon Traveling Fellowship from Harvard, studied at U. of Leyden, Netherlands, LL.D., 1932. Admitted to Bar in Pennsylvania, 1929; practiced law in Uniontown, PA, 1957-1961; U.S. District Judge (Western District of PA), 1961-present. Author of books on the ratification of the Constitution and its first ten amendments, also writings on Thomas Jefferson.
From the description of Papers, 1936-1983. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 236047255
Dumbauld, Edward, lawyer, government attorney, judge, legal historian/author.
b. October 26, 1905, Uniontown, Pennsylvania.
s. Horatio S. and Lissa Grace (MacBurney) Dumbauld.
m. Mary Ellen Whelpley, January 1, 1941.
A.B., Princeton University, 1926.
LL.B., Harvard University, 1929; LL.M., 1930; Sheldon Traveling Fellowship, 1930-1932.
LL.D., University of Leyden, Netherlands, 1932.
LL.D. (hon.), Findlay College, 1981.
Admitted to Pennsylvania bar, 1929; District of Columbia bar, 1929; U.S. Supreme Court bar, 1936.
In private law practice in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, 1932-1936, 1949-1957.
Attorney, Anti-Trust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1936-1949; Special Assistant to the U.S. Attorney General, 1939-1949.
Judge, Court of Common Pleas, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, 1957-1961.
U.S. District Judge, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1961-1976, appointed by President John F. Kennedy; Senior Judge, 1977 -
Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association, chairman of its Committee on Lawyers' Referral Service.
Member, American Bar Association.
Honorary Vice-President, American Society of International Law.
Director, American Society of Legal History, 1976-1979.
- Interim Measures of Protection in International Controversies.1932.
- The Political Writings of Thomas Jefferson.1955
- The Bill of Rights and What it Means Today.1957.
- The Constitution of the United States.1964.
- The Life and Legal Writings of Hugo Grotius.1969.
- Thomas Jefferson and the Law.1978.
- "Monopolies and the Courts" (with Robert H. Jackson), 86 University of Pennsylvania Law Review231 (1938).
- "John Marshall and the Law of Nations," 104 University of Pennsylvania Law Review38 (1955).
- Also numerous other articles on legal and historical subjects. [See MS box 22, folder 6.]
From the guide to the Papers, 1936-1983, (Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University)
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