History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Corcoran, Howard Francis
Born January 25, 1906, in Pawtucket, RI
Died May 11, 1989, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on March 1, 1965, to a seat vacated by Charles F. McLaughlin. Confirmed by the Senate on March 11, 1965, and received commission on March 11, 1965. Assumed senior status on November 30, 1977. Service terminated on May 11, 1989, due to death.

Education:
Princeton University, A.B., 1928
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1931

Professional Career:
U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1933-1934
Tennessee Valley Authority, 1934-1935
Legal associate, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1935-1938
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1938-1943
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1943
U.S. Army, 1943-1945
Private practice, New York City, 1946-1954
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1954-1965

 

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