History of the Federal Judiciary


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Stone, Harlan Fiske
Born October 11, 1872, in Chesterfield, NH
Died April 22, 1946, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Nominated by Calvin Coolidge on January 5, 1925, to a seat vacated by Joseph McKenna. Confirmed by the Senate on February 5, 1925, and received commission on February 5, 1925. Service terminated on July 3, 1941, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Chief Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 12, 1941, to a seat vacated by Charles Evans Hughes. Confirmed by the Senate on June 27, 1941, and received commission on July 3, 1941. Service terminated on April 22, 1946, due to death.

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Second Circuit, March 16, 1925-October 13, 1941
Fourth Circuit, October 14, 1941-April 22, 1946
District of Columbia Circuit, October 14, 1941-April 22, 1946

Education:
Amherst College, B.A., 1894
Amherst College, M.A., 1897
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1898

Professional Career:
Columbia Law School, 1898-1906, 1910-1923; faculty, 1898-1905; professor and dean, 1906; dean, 1910-1923
Clerk in private practice, New York City, 1898-1899
Private practice, New York City, 1905-1910
Attorney General of the United States, 1924
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