Thomas Glynn Walker

Thomas Glynn Walker

Title: District Court
Appointed by: Franklin D. Roosevelt
Judicial Tenure: 1940 - 1941
Born: December 9, 1899
Birth Place: , NJ
Died: November 4, 1993
Place of Death: New Vernon, NJ

He received an LL.B. from Fordham University School of Law in 1924. He was in private practice in Newark, New Jersey from 1924 to 1937. He was a Professor, Mercer Beasley School of Law, Newark, New Jersey from 1930 to 1935. He was a Member, New Jersey State Assembly from 1933 to 1938. He was a Speaker from 1937 to 1938. He was a judge on the Court of Errors and Appeals, Trenton, New Jersey from 1937 to 1939. He was a judge on the Court of Common Pleas, Jersey City, New Jersey in 1939. He was a Vice president and general counsel, New Jersey Bell Telephone Company, Newark, NJ from 1942 to 1965. He was in private practice in Newark, New Jersey from 1965 to 1970.

Walker was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Walker received a recess appointment from President Franklin D. Roosevelt on December 20, 1939, to a seat vacated by William Clark. Formally nominated on January 16, 1940. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 5, 1940, and received his commission on March 13, 1940. Walker's service was terminated on December 31, 1941, due to resignation. He died in New Vernon, New Jersey.

Professional Career

  • Private practice, Newark, New Jersey, 1924-1937, 1965-1970
  • Professor, Mercer Beasley School of Law, 1930-1935
  • State assemblyman, New Jersey, 1933-1938
  • speaker, 1937-1938
  • Judge, New Jersey Court of Errors and Appeals, 1937-1939
  • Judge, Hudson County [New Jersey] Court of Common Pleas, 1939
  • Vice president and general counsel, New Jersey Bell Telephone Company, Newark, New Jersey, 1942-1965

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law, LL.B., 1924

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