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McCarthy, William T.
Born December 5, 1885, in Somerville, MA
Died April 6, 1964

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Nominated by Harry S Truman on January 13, 1949, to a seat vacated by Arthur D. Healey. Confirmed by the Senate on January 31, 1949, and received commission on February 2, 1949. Assumed senior status on May 31, 1960. Service terminated on April 6, 1964, due to death.

Education:
College of the Holy Cross, A.B., 1905
Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1908

Professional Career:
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1908-
Alderman, Somerville, Massachusetts, 1911-1913
Assistant district attorney, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, 1913-1915
Member, Somerville [Massachusetts] School Board, 1920-1921
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Massachusetts, 1934-1947
U.S. attorney for the District of Massachusetts, 1947-1949

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