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Runyon, William Nelson

Born March 5, 1871, in Plainfield, NJ
Died November 9, 1931

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Nominated by Warren G. Harding on December 30, 1922, to a new seat authorized by 42 Stat. 837. Confirmed by the Senate on January 16, 1923, and received commission on January 16, 1923. Service terminated on November 9, 1931, due to death.

Yale University, A.B., 1892
New York Law School, LL.B., 1894

Professional Career:

Member, Plainfield [New Jersey] Common Council, 1897-98
Judge, Plainfield [New Jersey] Municipal Court, 1899-1910
State assemblyman, New Jersey, 1915-1917
State senator, New Jersey, 1918-1922
Acting governor, New Jersey, 1919-1920