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Walter Treanor

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Walter Emanuel Treanor (1883-1941) was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.[1]

He was nominated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on December 11, 1937 to replace Samuel Alschuler. He was confirmed by the Senate on December 21st, and received commission on December 27th. He served on this court until his death on April 26, 1941.[1]


  • Indiana University, A.B., 1912
  • Indiana University School of Law, LL.B., 1922[1]

Professional career

  • U.S. Army Second Lieutenant, 1917-1919
  • Professor of law, Indiana University Law School, 1922-1930
  • Judge, Indiana Supreme Court, 1930-1936[1]



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Preceded by:
Samuel Alschuler
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Succeeded by:
Sherman Minton