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Jones, Charles Alvin

Born August 27, 1887, in Newport, PA
Died May 22, 1966

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on July 14, 1939, to a seat vacated by J. Warren Davis. Confirmed by the Senate on July 18, 1939, and received commission on July 25, 1939. Service terminated on December 31, 1944, due to resignation.

Dickinson School of Law (now Penn State Dickinson Law), LL.B.

Professional Career:

Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1910-1939
American Ambulance Service, French Army, 1917
U.S. Naval Aviation ensign, 1918-1919
Justice, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1945-1966; chief justice, 1956-1966