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Frank Ernest Schwelb

Frank Ernest Schwelb, American judge. Bar: New York Court Appeals 1958, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1960, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1961, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1965, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1968, District of Columbia, District of Columbia Court Appeals, United States District Court District of Columbia 1972.

Background

  • Schwelb, Frank Ernest was born on June 24, 1932 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Came to the United States, 1947. Son of Egon and Caroline (Redisch) Schwelb.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, 1953. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1958.

    Career

    • Associate Mudge, Stern, Baldwin & Todd, New York City, 1958-1962. Trial attorney Civil Rights Division United States Department Justice, Washington, 1962-1979, chief eastern section, 1969, chief housing section, 1969-1979, special counsel for litigation, 1979. Special counsel review panel on new drug regulation Department of Health, 1976-1977.

      Associate judge Superior Court District of Columbia, 1979-1988, District of Columbia Court Appeals, Washington, 1988—2006, senior judge, since 2006. Instructor various legal education activities.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York Court Appeals 1958, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1960, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1961, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1965, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1968, District of Columbia, District of Columbia Court Appeals, United States District Court District of Columbia 1972.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    With United States Army, 1955-1957. Member Bar Association District of Columbia, World Peace Through Law Center, World Association Judges, Czechoslovak-American Organizations, De Tocqueville Society, Order of the Battered Boot, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, ping pong/table tennis, sports, gilbert and sullivan operettas, shakespeare, soccer.

    Connections

    • Married Taffy Wurzburg, April 9, 1988.
    • father: Egon Schwelb
    • mother: Caroline (Redisch) Schwelb
    • spouse: Taffy Wurzburg
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    Born June 24, 1932
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