History of the Federal Judiciary

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Freedman, Frank Harlan
Born December 15, 1924, in Springfield, MA
Died August 21, 2003, in Springfield, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on August 14, 1972, to a seat vacated by Levin H. Campbell. Confirmed by the Senate on October 12, 1972, and received commission on October 17, 1972. Served as chief judge, 1986-1992. Assumed senior status on January 1, 1992. Service terminated on August 21, 2003, due to death.

Boston University School of Law, LL.B., 1949
Boston University School of Law, LL.M., 1950

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1943-1946
Private practice, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1950-1968
City councilman, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1960-1967
Assistant attorney general/chief of Springfield office, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1963-1967
Mayor, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1968-1972



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