History of the Federal Judiciary

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Seitz, Collins Jacques
Born June 20, 1914, in Wilmington, DE
Died October 16, 1998, in Wilmington, DE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on February 28, 1966, to a seat vacated by John Biggs, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on June 9, 1966, and received commission on June 9, 1966. Served as chief judge, 1971-1984. Assumed senior status on June 1, 1989. Service terminated on October 16, 1998, due to death.

University of Delaware, A.B., 1937
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.B., 1940

Professional Career:
Private practice, Wilmington, Delaware, 1940-1946
Vice chancellor, Delaware Court of Chancery, 1946-1951
Justice, Delaware Supreme Court, 1949-1951
Chancellor, Delaware Court of Chancery, 1951-1966
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