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Pettine, Raymond James
Born July 6, 1912, in Providence, RI
Died November 17, 2003, in Dallas, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on June 13, 1966, to a new seat authorized by 80 Stat. 75. Confirmed by the Senate on June 29, 1966, and received commission on June 29, 1966. 1971-1982. Assumed senior status on July 6, 1982. Service terminated on November 17, 2003, due to death.

Education:
Boston University School of Law, LL.B., 1937
Boston University School of Law, LL.M., 1940

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1941-1946
U.S. Army Reserve, 1946-1966
Private practice, Providence, Rhode Island, 1946-1961
Special counsel to the attorney general, State of Rhode Island, 1948-1952
Assistant attorney general, State of Rhode Island, 1952-1961
U.S. attorney for the District of Rhode Island, 1961-1966
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