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Frederick Riker Tansill, American judge. Bar: District of Columbia 1940.

Background

Tansill, Frederick Riker was born on July 12, 1914 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Frederick Guida and Elizabeth Estele (Riker) Tansill.

Education

BSS, Georgetown University, 1936. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1941. Postgraduate, Benjamin Franklin University, 1953.

Career

Credit reporter Dun & Bradstreet, Washington, 1938. Instructor R.O.T.C., Georgetown University, 1940-1942. Special attorney Internal Revenue Service, New York City, 1945-1948.

Partner Goodwin, Rosenbaum & Meacham, Washington, 1948-1968, Cox, Langford & Brown, Washington, 1968-1969, McInnis, Wilson, Munson & Woods, Washington, 1969-1972, Bird & Tansill, Washington, 1972-1979, Ober, Grimes & Shriver, Baltimore and Washington, 1979-1980. Special trial judge The United States of America Tax Court, 1980-1986. Sole practice Washington, since 1986.

Instructor tax Ben Franklin University, 1956-1957, instructor economics, 1967. Appointed hearing examiner of two cases Legal Services Corporation, 1987, 89.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia 1940.

Membership

Acting general counsel Children to Children, Inc., Washington, 1975-1979. Board directors Woodley Park Community Association, Washington, 1968-1976, vice president, 1975-1976. President parish council Roman Catholic church, 1973-1976, 78-79.

Served with Army of the United States, 1940-1945. Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Bar Association District of Columbia, Delta Theta Phi.

Connections

Married Mary Eileen Loftus, December 31, 1940. Children: Claire Tansill Hermann, Constance Tansill Gelfuso, Fred, Celine Tansill Kramer, Eileen Tansill Suddath.

father:
Frederick Guida Tansill

mother:
Elizabeth Estele (Riker) Tansill

spouse:
Mary Eileen Loftus

child:
Fred Tansill

child:
Celine Tansill Kramer Tansill

child:
Constance Tansill Gelfuso Tansill

child:
Claire Tansill Hermann Tansill

child:
Eileen Tansill Suddath Tansill