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James R. Browning

AKA James Robert Browning

Born: 1-Oct-1918
Birthplace: Great Falls, MT
Died: 5-May-2012
Location of death: Marin County, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Judge

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1961-2000

Military service: US Army (1943-46, 1st Lt.)

As Clerk of the US Supreme Court, administered the oath of office for President John F. Kennedy.

Father: Nicholas Henry Browning
Mother: Minnie Sally Foley
Wife: Marie Rose Chapell (until his death, one daughter)
Daughter: Jeanne Sommer

    University: BA, Montana State University (1938)
    Law School: LLB, Montana State University Law School (1941)

    US Appeals Court Judge, 9th Circuit Chief Judge (1976-88)
    US Appeals Court Judge, 9th Circuit (1961-2000)
    US Official Clerk of the Court, US Supreme Court (1958-61)
    Perlman, Lyons & Browning Partner (1953-58)
    US Justice Department Chief of the Executive Office for US Attorneys (1953)
    US Justice Department Exec. Asst., Office of the Attorney General (1952-53)
    US Justice Department 1st Asst., Civil Div., Washington, DC (1951-52)
    US Justice Department Asst. Chief, Antitrust Div., General Litigation (1949-51)
    US Justice Department Chief, NW Region, Antitrust Div., Seattle (1948-49)
    US Justice Department Special Attorney, Antitrust Div., Washington, DC (1946-48)
    US Justice Department Special Attorney, Antitrust Div., Denver (1941-43)
    American Bar Association
    American Judicature Society
    American Law Institute
    American Society of Legal History
    District of Columbia Bar
    Federal Bar Association Board of Directors (1945-61)
    State Bar of Montana
    Bronze Star

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