History of the Federal Judiciary


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Whipple, Lawrence Aloysius
Born July 26, 1910, in New York, NY
Died June 8, 1983, in Red Bank, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on August 25, 1967, to a seat vacated by Thomas F. Meaney. Confirmed by the Senate on October 12, 1967, and received commission on October 12, 1967. Served as chief judge, 1974-1978. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on September 1, 1978. Service terminated on June 8, 1983, due to death.

Education:
Columbia University, B.S., 1933
John Marshall Law School, Jersey City, New Jersey, LL.B., 1939

Professional Career:
Private practice, 1939-1949
Acting U.S. magistrate, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1949-1951
Director of law enforcement, New Jersey Office of Public Safety, 1950
Special assistant to the U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 1951
Executive director, Jersey City [New Jersey] Housing Authority, 1953
Director of public safety, Jersey City, New Jersey, 1953-1957
Director, New Jersey Department of Revenue and Finance, 1957
County counsel, Hudson County, New Jersey, 1957-1958
Deputy attorney general, State of New Jersey, 1958
Prosecutor, Hudson County, New Jersey, 1958-1962
Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, 1963-1967

 

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