Person:James Latchum (1)

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James Levin Latchum
d.31 January 2004
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Name[1][2] James Levin Latchum
Gender Male
Birth[2] 23 December 1918 Milford, Kent, Delaware, United States
Degree[2] 1940 New Jersey, United StatesPrinceton University, A.B., 1940
Military[2] 1940 to 1946 U.S. Army Captain
Degree[2] 1946 Virginia, United StatesUniversity of Virginia School of Law, LL.B., 1946
Military[2] 1946 to 1961 U.S. Army Reserve Lieutenant Colonel
Occupation[2] 1946 to 1968 Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United Statesprivate legal practice
Occupation[2] 1949 to 1951 Delaware, United StatesAttorney, Delaware State Highway Department
Occupation[2] 1951 to 1953 Delaware, United StatesAssistant U.S. attorney, District of Delaware
Occupation[2] 1955 to 1963 Delaware, United StatesAttorney, Delaware Interstate Highway Division
Occupation[2] 1963 to 1968 Delaware, United StatesAttorney, Delaware River and Bay Authority
Reference Number? Q6138018?
Occupation[2] 3 August 1968 to 31 January 2004 Delaware, United StatesUnited States District Court Judge, District of Delaware
Death[2] 31 January 2004
Marriage bef. 2011 married for 60 years at the time of Mr. Latchum's death
to Elizabeth Murray McArthur


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James Levin Latchum (December 23, 1918 – January 31, 2004) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Milford, Delaware, Latchum received an A.B. from Princeton University in 1940, and was a Captain in the United States Army following World War II from 1940 to 1946. He received an LL.B. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1946. He was a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army Reserve during World War II, from 1946 to 1961. He was in private practice in Wilmington, Delaware from 1946 to 1968. He was an Attorney, Delaware State Highway Department from 1949 to 1951. He was an assistant U.S. Attorney of the District of Delaware from 1951 to 1953. He was an Attorney, Delaware Interstate Highway Division from 1955 to 1963. He was an Attorney, Delaware River and Bay Authority from 1963 to 1968.

Latchum was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. Latchum was nominated by President Lyndon B. Johnson on July 17, 1968, to a seat vacated by Caleb R. Layton, III. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 2, 1968, and received his commission on August 3, 1968. He served as chief judge from 1973-1983. He assumed senior status on December 23, 1983. Latchum served in that capacity until January 31, 2004, due to his death. At the time of his death, Latchum had been married to Elizabeth Murray McArthur for 60 years.

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References
  1. Elizabeth Murray (McArthur) Latchum, in Delaware, United States. The News Journal. (Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States), 30 June 2011.
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 Latchum, James Levin, in United States. Biographical Directory of Federal Judges. (Washington, D.C.: Federal Judicial Center).