History of the Federal Judiciary

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Jones, Paul J.
Born November 4, 1880, in Youngstown, OH
Died August 4, 1965

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Nominated by Warren G. Harding on February 28, 1923, to a new seat authorized by 42 Stat. 837. Confirmed by the Senate on March 2, 1923, and received commission on March 2, 1923. Served as chief judge, 1948-1959. Service terminated on August 4, 1965, due to death.

University of Michigan Law School, LL.B., 1905

Professional Career:
Private practice, Youngstown, Ohio, 1905-1920
Referee in bankruptcy, Northern District of Ohio, 1912-1916
City solicitor, Youngstown, Ohio, 1916-1918
Judge, Mahoning County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 1920-1923
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