History of the Federal Judiciary


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Meaney, Thomas Francis
Born September 6, 1888, in Jersey City, NJ
Died May 17, 1968, in Livingston, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 4, 1942, to a seat vacated by Thomas Glynn Walker. Confirmed by the Senate on July 1, 1942, and received commission on July 3, 1942. Assumed senior status on May 1, 1966. Service terminated on May 17, 1968, due to death.

Education:
St. Peter`s College, A.B., 1908
St. Peter`s College, A.M., 1909
Fordham University School of Law, LL.B., 1911

Professional Career:
Secretary, Mayor H. Otto Wittpen, Jersey City, New Jersey, 1911-1913
Private practice, Jersey City, New Jersey, 1913-1917, 1919-1934
U.S. Army, 1917-1919
Judge, Hudson County [New Jersey] Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, 1923-1934
Judge, Hudson County [New Jersey] Court of Common Pleas, 1934-1938
Judge, New Jersey Court of Common Pleas, 1938-1939
Counsel, New Jersey State Banking and Insurance Commission, 1939-1942

 

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