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Picard, Frank Albert
Born October 19, 1889, in Saginaw, MI
Died February 28, 1963

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 9, 1939, to a new seat authorized by 52 Stat. 584. Confirmed by the Senate on February 16, 1939, and received commission on February 23, 1939. Served as chief judge, 1959. Assumed senior status on March 31, 1959. Service terminated on February 28, 1963, due to death.

Education:
University of Michigan Law School, LL.B., 1912

Professional Career:
Assistant prosecutor, Saginaw County, Michigan, 1913
Private practice, Saginaw, Michigan, 1913-1917, 1919-1939
U.S. Army captain, 1917-1919
City attorney, Saginaw, Michigan, 1924-1928
Candidate for U.S. Senate from Michigan, 1934
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