Judge Elbert P. Tuttle

Judge Elbert Parr Tuttle, Sr.

Born July 17, 1897, Pasadena, California
Died June 23, 1996, Atlanta, Georgia 

Federal Judicial Service:

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on July 7, 1954, to a new seat created by 68 Stat. 871; Confirmed by the Senate on August 3, 1954, and received commission on August 4, 1954. Served as chief judge, 1960-1967. Assumed Senior Status on June 1, 1968. Service transferred on October 1, 1981, to the new Eleventh Circuit. 

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Transferred October 1, 1981; Service terminated on June 23, 1996, upon his death.


Cornell University, A.B., 1918
Cornell Law School, LL.B., 1923 

Professional Career:

U.S. Army Air Service, 1918-1919
Private Practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1923-1953
U.S. Army Colonel, 1941-1946
General Counsel, U.S. Treasury Department, 1953-1954 

Additional Information:

Remembering Judge Elbert P. Tuttle
Death of Judge Tuttle: A Hero Of Desegregation ( www.hartford-hwp.com )

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