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Lawyer

Fred Jacob Swihart, American lawyer. Bar: Nebraska 1954, United States District Court Nebraska 1954, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1977, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972.

Background

Swihart, Fred Jacob was born on August 19, 1919 in Park Rapids, Minnesota, United States. Son of Fred and Elizabeth Pauline (Judnitsch) Swihart.

Education

Bachelor, University Nebraska, 1949. Juris Doctor, University Nebraska, 1954. Master in Russian Language, Middlebury College, 1950.

Graduate, United States Army Command and Staff College, 1965.

Career

Claims attorney, Chicago & Eastern Illinois R.R., 1954-1956; attorney, Association America Railroads, Chicago, 1956-1960; associate, Wagener & Marx, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1960-1961; prosecutor, City of Lincoln, 1961-1968; sole practice, Lincoln, since 1968.

Achievements

  • Bar: Nebraska 1954, United States District Court Nebraska 1954, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1977, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Law for the Aviator, 1969-1971.

Membership

Served lieutenant colonel United States Army, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations, Korea, retired colonel, United States Army Reserve, 1979. Fellow Nebraska State Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, Nebraska Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, American Judicature Society, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (legislation representative), Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, Mercedes Benz Club American, Nebraska Association Trial Attorneys, National Association Uniformed Superior vena cava syndrome, Reserve Officers Association, National Assn.Legion of Honor, International Footprint Association, American Legion (admiral Nebraska Navy), Mason (knight commander of court of honor), Shriners, The Cabiri.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: collecting art, music, pistol competition.

Connections

Married Edna Lillian Jensen, September 30, 1950. 1 child; Frederick Jay.

father:
Fred Swihart

mother:
Elizabeth Pauline (Judnitsch) Swihart

spouse:
Edna Lillian Jensen