History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Maris, Albert Branson
Born December 19, 1893, in Philadelphia, PA
Died February 7, 1989

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 18, 1936, to a new seat authorized by 49 Stat. 1523. Confirmed by the Senate on June 20, 1936, and received commission on June 22, 1936. Service terminated on June 16, 1938, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 14, 1938, to a seat vacated by Victor Baynard Woolley. Confirmed by the Senate on June 16, 1938, and received commission on June 24, 1938. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1958. Service terminated on February 7, 1989, due to death.

Temple University School of Law, LL.B., 1918
Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry, 1926

Professional Career:
U.S. Army private, 1918
Assistant secretary, Proportional Representation League, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1918-1919
Legal staff member, Bureau of Municipal Research, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1919
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1919-1936
Editor, The Legal Intelligencer, 1935-1936
Adjunct professor of law, Temple University Law School, 1941-1955
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