History of the Federal Judiciary


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Clifford, John David Jr.
Born May 15, 1887, in Lewiston, ME
Died November 18, 1956

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Maine
Nominated by Harry S Truman on January 10, 1947, to a seat vacated by John A. Peters. Confirmed by the Senate on March 14, 1947, and received commission on March 24, 1947. Service terminated on November 18, 1956, due to death.

Education:
Bowdoin College, A.B., 1910
Georgetown College Law School (now Georgetown University Law Center), LL.B., 1913

Professional Career:
Private practice, Lewiston, Maine, 1914-1947
State representative, Maine, 1915-1916
U.S. attorney for the District of Maine, 1933-1947

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