NOLAND, James Ellsworth, (1920 - 1992)


Photograph, 1949, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

NOLAND, James Ellsworth, a Representative from Indiana; born in La Grange, Lewis County, Mo., April 22, 1920; A.B., Indiana University, 1942; J.D., Indiana University, 1948; M.B.A., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1943; United States Army, 1943-1946; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for election to the Eightieth Congress in 1946; lawyer, private practice; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first Congress (January 3, 1949-January 3, 1951); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Eighty-second Congress in 1950; assistant attorney general, Office of the Attorney General, State of Indiana, 1952; assistant city attorney, Indianapolis, Ind., 1956-1957; member, Indiana State Election Board, 1958-1966; secretary, Democratic State committee, 1959-1966; delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1964; United States district judge for the Southern District of Indiana, 1966-1992 and chief judge, 1984-1992; died on August 12, 1992, in Indianapolis, Ind.; interment in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.