History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Keefe, William John
Born November 17, 1873, in Clinton, IA
Died September 14, 1955, in Bronxville, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Customs Court
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 8, 1933, to a seat vacated by George M. Young. Confirmed by the Senate on June 10, 1933, and received commission on June 13, 1933. Service terminated on January 15, 1947, due to retirement.

Education:
University of Iowa College of Law, LL.B., 1894

Professional Career:
Private practice, Clinton, Iowa, 1895-1902, 1910-1933
County attorney, Clinton County, Iowa, 1902-1910

 

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