History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Forman, Phillip
Born November 30, 1895, in New York, NY
Died August 17, 1978

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Nominated by Herbert Hoover on June 11, 1932, to a seat vacated by William A. Runyon. Confirmed by the Senate on June 23, 1932, and received commission on June 25, 1932. Served as chief judge, 1951-1959. Service terminated on September 20, 1959, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on February 9, 1959, to a seat vacated by Albert Branson Maris. Confirmed by the Senate on September 9, 1959, and received commission on September 10, 1959. Assumed senior status on March 31, 1961. Service terminated on August 17, 1978, due to death.

Education:
Temple University School of Law, LL.B., 1919

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy, 1917-1919
Private practice, Trenton, New Jersey, 1919-1932
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 1923-1928
U.S. attorney for the District of New Jersey, 1928-1932

 

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