The President today announced that he will nominate Edward S. Smith, of Baltimore, Md., to be an Associate Judge of the United States Court of Claims. He would replace Byron Skelton, retired.
Smith was born March 27, 1919, in Birmingham, Ala. He received a B.A. (1941) and LL.B. (1947) from the University of Virginia. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1941 to 1946.
Smith practiced law from 1947 to 1961. From 1961 to 1963, he was a trial attorney with the Tax Division of the Justice Department. Since 1963 he has practiced law in Baltimore.