History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Jones, Lake
Born February 10, 1867, in Vicksburg, MS
Died June 7, 1930, in Jacksonville, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Nominated by Calvin Coolidge on February 1, 1924, to a new seat authorized by 42 Stat. 837. Confirmed by the Senate on February 18, 1924, and received commission on February 18, 1924. Service terminated on June 7, 1930, due to death.

Northwestern University School of Law, LL.B., 1909

Professional Career:
Clerk/inspector, U.S. Postal Service, 1885-1909
Private practice, Jacksonville, Florida, 1909-1921
District counsel, Emergency Fleet Corporation, U.S. Shipping Board, 1921-1924


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