Dumbauld, Edward, 1905-1997

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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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creatorOf Dumbauld, Edward, 1905-1997. [Miscellaneous pamphlets on legal and historical subjects]. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Harvard Law School. Board of Student Advisers. In the Supreme Court of the Ames Competition. Docket No. 44. George W. Brinton, complainant vs Andrew J. Biddle, defendant. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Roscoe Pound papers, 1888-1964 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966. William Ernest Hocking Papers, 1860-1979 Houghton Library
creatorOf Dumbauld, Edward, 1905-1997. The life and legal writings of Hugo Grotius, 1968. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Freund, Paul A. Paul A. Freund papers. 1918-1993. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Harvard Law School. Board of Student Advisers. In the court of the Ames competition : George W, Brinton, complainant vs. Andrew J. Biddle, defendant. Brief for the defendant, 1927. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Dumbauld, Edward, 1905-. Papers, 1936-1983. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Harvard Law School. Board of Student Advisers. In the Supreme Court of the State of Ames : First National Bank, Plaintiff v. Charles Webber, Defendant. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Hudson, Manley Ottmer, 1886-1960. Papers, 1894-1960 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
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