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Nichols, Philip, Jr.
Died January 26, 1990, in Washington, DC
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Customs Court
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on June 16, 1964, to a seat vacated by Irvin C. Mollison. Confirmed by the Senate on September 15, 1964, and received commission on September 15, 1964. Service terminated on November 30, 1966, due to appointment to another judicial position.
Judge, Court of Claims
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on October 6, 1966, to a new seat authorized by 80 Stat. 139. Confirmed by the Senate on October 21, 1966, and received commission on November 3, 1966. Service terminated on October 1, 1982, due to reassignment.
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Reassigned on October 1, 1982, to a new seat authorized by 96 Stat. 25. Assumed senior status on October 1, 1983. Service terminated on January 26, 1990, due to death.
Harvard University, A.B., 1929
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1932
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1932-1938
Special attorney, Lands Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1938-1941
Special attorney, Legal Division, U.S. War Production Board, 1942-1944
U.S. Navy lieutenant commander, 1944-1946
Assistant general counsel, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1947-1951
General counsel, Renegotiation Board, 1951-1954
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1954-1961
Commissioner of customs, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1961-1964