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Arnold Raum, American federal judge. Bar: Massachusetts 1932, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1935, District of Columbia 1935, bars of various other federal cts 1935. Served as lieutenant Commander United States Coast Guard Reserve, World World War World War II; Honorary member District of Columbia Bar Association, Federal Bar Association; member American Law Institute, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Raum, Arnold was born on October 27, 1908 in Lynn, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Isaac and Ida (Ross) Raum.

Education

AB summa cum laude, Harvard, 1929. Bachelor of Laws magna cum laude, Harvard, 1932.

Career

Sheldon fellow Cambridge University, England, 1932. Attorney for Reconstruction Finance Corporation, 1932-1934. Special assistant to attorney general United States, 1934-1950.

Special prosecutor in connection with federal grand jury investigation of corruption Louisiana, 1939. 1st deputy solicitor general United States, also occasional acting, 1939-1950. Directed litigation of all Federal tax cases as well as other types of cases in Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1939-1950.

Made arguments in numerous Supreme Court cases, including California Tidelands case. Judge The United States of America Tax Court, Washington, 1950-1999. Lecturer on taxation Yale Law School, 1937-1938.

Member faculty Harvard Law School, 1947.

Achievements

  • Bar: Massachusetts 1932, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1935, District of Columbia 1935, bars of various other federal cts 1935.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Harvard Law Review 1930-1932.

Membership

Served as lieutenant Commander United States Coast Guard Reserve, World World War World War II. Honorary member District of Columbia Bar Association, Federal Bar Association. Member American Law Institute, Phi Beta Kappa.

Clubs: Cosmos (Washington).

Connections

Married Muriel Leidner Slaff, January 26, 1944 (divorced). Married Violet Gang Kopp, April 26, 1957. Stepchildren– Robert E., Elizabeth A., Katherine F.

father:
Isaac Raum

mother:
Ida (Ross) Raum

spouse:
Muriel Leidner Slaff

spouse:
Violet Gang Kopp

child:
Robert E. Raum

child:
Elizabeth A. Raum

child:
Katherine F. Raum