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Alfred Albert Arraj, American federal judge. Bar: Colorado 1928. Recipient Norlin recognition award for distinguished achievement University Colorado, 1968, William Lee Knous award University Colorado School Law, 1979.


Arraj, Alfred Albert was born on September 1, 1906 in Kansas City, Missoury. Son of Elias and Mary (Dervis) Arraj.


Bachelor of Laws, University Colorado, 1928. Juris Doctor, University Colorado, 1965. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Colorado, 1977.


General practice law, Denver general practice law, Springfield, Colorado, 1928-1936; county attorney, Baca County, Colorado, 1936-1942, 46-48; deputy district attorney, Baca County, 1946-1948; district judge, 15th Judicial District Colorado, 1949-1957; United States judge, District of Colorado, 1957-1959; chief judge, District of Colorado, from 1959; senior judge, District of Colorado.


  • Bar: Colorado 1928.


Board of directors Federal Judicial Center. Served from First lieutenant to major United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946, China, Burma, India Theatre of Operations. Member American Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association, S.E. Colorado Bar Association (president 1940), Federal Bar Association, Denver Bar Association, American Judicature Society (Herbert Harley award 1990), Order of Coif (honorary), Judicial Conference United States, Phi Delta Phi.


Son of Elias and Mary (Dervis) A. M. Madge L. Connors, November 12, 1929. 1 daughter, Sally Marie.

Elias Arraj

Mary (Dervis) Arraj

Madge L. Connors