History of the Federal Judiciary


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Mahoney, John Christopher
Born December 19, 1882, in Cork, Ireland
Died November 18, 1952

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 24, 1935, to a seat vacated by Ira Lloyd Letts. Confirmed by the Senate on June 4, 1935, and received commission on June 7, 1935. Service terminated on February 21, 1940, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 11, 1940, to a seat vacated by James Madison Morton, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on February 7, 1940, and received commission on February 12, 1940. Assumed senior status on December 20, 1950. Service terminated on November 18, 1952, due to death.

Education:
Brown University, A.B., 1905
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1908

Professional Career:
Private practice, Providence, Rhode Island, 1908-1931
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Rhode Island, 1917-1921
City solicitor, Providence, Rhode Island, 1931-1935

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