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Mulligan, William Hughes
Born March 5, 1918, in New York, NY
Died May 13, 1996, in Bronxville, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on April 26, 1971, to a seat vacated by Joseph Edward Lumbard. Confirmed by the Senate on May 20, 1971, and received commission on May 27, 1971. Service terminated on March 31, 1981, due to resignation.

Education:
Fordham University, A.B., 1939
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1942

Professional Career:
U.S. Army special agent, Counter-Intelligence Corps, 1942-1946
Faculty, Fordham University School of Law, 1946-1971; lecturer, 1946-1952; associate professor, 1953-1954; assistant dean and professor of law, 1954-1956; dean, 1956-1971; Wilkinson professor of law, 1961-1971
Private practice, New York City, 1981-1991

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