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John Worth Kern, American judge. Member of the American Law Institute, Phi Gamma Delta.; Mason.

Background

Kern, John Worth was born on July 7, 1900 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of John W. (ex-United States senator) and Araminta (Cooper) K.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, 1920. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1923.

Career

1 son, John Worth. Admitted to Indiana bar, 1923, and practiced in Indianapolis until 1931. United States commissioner, 1923-1930. Judge Superior Court of Marion County, 1931-1935.

Mayor of Indianapolis, 1935-1937. Professor, Indiana Law School, 1925-1935. Member United States Board of Tax Appeals, 1937-1942.

Judge, Tax Court of the United States, 1942-1961, chief judge, 1949-1955, recalled for active service, 1961. Lecturer University Virginia Law School, 1948, 1949.

Membership

Member of the American Law Institute, Phi Gamma Delta. Mason.; Clubs: Metropolitan (Washington).

Connections

Married Bernice Winn, April.

father:
John W. Kern

spouse:
Bernice Winn