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Don Nelson Laramore Edit Profile

judge , Lawyer

Don Nelson Laramore was American judge. Member Indiana Republican State Finance Committee, 1942-1944, county chairman, 1936-1942. Member American Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Gamma Eta Gamma.

Background

Laramore, Don Nelson was born on December 22, 1906 in Hamlet, Indiana, United States. Son of Louis Nelson and Pearl (Stephenson) Laramore.

Education

Born in Starke County, Indiana, Laramore studied law at the predecessor of the now Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and the University of Chicago.

Career

He was an official court reporter for the Starke Circuit Court of Indiana from 1925 to 1936. He was an attorney in the claims departments of the Nickel Plate Railroad, Pennsylvania Railroad and New York Central Railroad from 1936 to 1942. Laramore was a judge to the Starke Circuit Court of Indiana from 1942 to 1954.

On October 1, 1982, Laramore was reassigned by operation of law to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. His service terminated upon his death. He died in Bethesda, Maryland and is buried in Knox, Indiana.

Religion

President Dwight D. Eisenhower commissioned him as an Associate Judge on the United States Court of Claims, where he served from 1954 to 1982, assuming senior status in 1972.

Membership

Member Indiana Republican State Finance Committee, 1942-1944, county chairman, 1936-1942. Member American Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Gamma Eta Gamma. Clubs: National Lawyers, Congressional Country, Masons, Shriners, Elks.

Connections

Son of Louis Nelson and Pearl (Stephenson) L. M. Charlotte Schminke, December 29, 1938. 1 daughter, Prudence Annual.

father:
Louis Nelson Laramore

mother:
Pearl (Stephenson) Laramore

spouse:
Charlotte Schminke