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Luther L. Bohanon, American Federal judge. Bar: Oklahoma 1927, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1937. Member platform committee Democratic National Convention, 1940. Served to major United States Army Air Force,1942-1945. Member of the United States District Judges Association (10th circuit), Federal Judges Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, Oklahoma County Bar Association, Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, Sigma Nu, Phi Alpha Delta.

Background

Bohanon, Luther L. was born on August 9, 1901 in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States. Son of William Joseph and Artelia (Campbell) Bohanon.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University Oklahoma, 1927. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Oklahoma City University, 1991.

Career

General practice law, Seminole, Oklahoma and Oklahoma City, 1927-1961;judge, United States District Court Oklahoma (northern, eastern, and western districts), 1961-1974;senior judge, United States District Court Oklahoma (northern, eastern, and western districts), since 1974.

Achievements

  • Bar: Oklahoma 1927, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1937.

Religion

The Gospel shows the manner and the necessary work to be done, by which salvation can be achieved. This is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living.

Politics

The use of force should be supported only in extreme situations and through approve of appropriate international organizations.

Views

Small groups inside the Methodist Church should be developed. Thus all members of “societies” could receive support and be challenged in their faith.

Membership

Member platform committee Democratic National Convention, 1940. Served to major United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member United States District Judges Association (10th circuit), Federal Judges Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, Oklahoma County Bar Association, Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, Sigma Nu, Phi Alpha Delta.

Clubs: Mason (Shriner, 32 degree), K.T, Jester, Kiwanis, Com.of 100, Men's Dinner Club.

Connections

Married Marie Swatek, July 17, 1933. 1 son, Richard L.

father:
William Joseph Bohanon

mother:
Artelia (Campbell) Bohanon

spouse:
Marie Swatek