History of the Federal Judiciary


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Avis, John Boyd
Born July 11, 1875, in Deerfield, NJ
Died January 21, 1944

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Nominated by Herbert Hoover on September 9, 1929, to a seat vacated by Joseph L. Bodine. Confirmed by the Senate on October 2, 1929, and received commission on October 2, 1929. Service terminated on January 21, 1944, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1897

Professional Career:
Private practice, Woodbury, New Jersey, 1898-1929
State assemblyman, New Jersey, 1902-1905; speaker, 1904-1905
State senator, New Jersey, 1906-1908

 

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