History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Hunter, James III
Born December 26, 1916, in Westville, NJ
Died February 10, 1989, in Mt. Holly, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on July 19, 1971, to a seat vacated by William Francis Smith. Confirmed by the Senate on September 21, 1971, and received commission on September 23, 1971. Assumed senior status on June 30, 1986. Service terminated on February 10, 1989, due to death.

Education:
Temple University, B.A., 1936
University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.B., 1939

Professional Career:
Private practice, New Jersey, 1939-1971
U.S. Marine Corps, 1942-1946

 

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