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Ford, Francis Joseph William

Born December 23, 1882, in Boston, MA
Died May 26, 1975

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 9, 1938, to a new seat authorized by 52 Stat. 584. Confirmed by the Senate on June 15, 1938, and received commission on June 24, 1938. Assumed senior status on July 1, 1972. Service terminated on May 26, 1975, due to death.

Harvard College, A.B., 1904
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1906

Professional Career:

Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1906-1933
City councilman, Boston, Massachusetts, 1917-1922
U.S. attorney for the District of Massachusetts, 1933-1938
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1961-1967