Bohn, Theodore R., 1908-2000


Bohn, Theodore R., 1908-2000


Bio: Theodore R. Bohn (b. May 2, 1908, near Bay City, Michigan-d. December 24, 2000, Michigan), federal judge, attended Bay City Junior College and then went on to attain a degree from the University of Minnesota. He practiced law in Detroit from 1936 until 1942, when he took a job with the United States Department of Justice. He was elected as the Wayne County Democratic Chairman and served for four years, then was appointed to the bench of the Michigan Circuit Court by Governor G. Mennen "Soapy" Williams in 1955. He continued to serve as a judge in the 3rd Judicial Circuit of Wayne County until his retirement in December 1982.


LBJ Connection: Judge; Collector of clippings about Lyndon Johnson