History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Coleman, Frank Joseph
Born March 24, 1886, in New York, NY
Died March 14, 1934

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Received a recess appointment from Calvin Coolidge on May 19, 1927, to a seat vacated by Augustus N. Hand; nominated to the same position by Calvin Coolidge on December 6, 1927. Confirmed by the Senate on December 19, 1927, and received commission on December 19, 1927. Service terminated on March 14, 1934, due to death.

City College of New York, A.B., 1906
New York Law School, LL.B., 1909

Professional Career:
U.S. Army private, World War I
Secretary, Justices McLaughlin and Finch, Supreme Court of the State of New York, 1911
Assistant district attorney, New York County, New York, 1914-1916
Justice, New York City Municipal Court, 1918-1923
Republican leader, Fifteenth Assembly District, New York County, New York, 1924-1927


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