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Rodriguez, Joseph H.

Born 1930 in Camden, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on February 28, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on May 3, 1985, and received commission on May 10, 1985. Assumed senior status on May 22, 1998.

La Salle University, A.B., 1955
Rutgers School of Law -- Camden, LL.B., 1958

Professional Career:

Private practice, Camden, New Jersey, 1959-1982
Chairman, New Jersey State Board of Higher Education, 1971-1973
Chairman, New Jersey State Commission of Investigation, 1974-1979
Public advocate and public defender, State of New Jersey, 1982-1985

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, September 17, 1984; no Senate vote