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McCarthy, James William

Born September 8, 1872, in Jersey City, NJ
Died June 28, 1939

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Received a recess appointment from Calvin Coolidge on October 6, 1928, to a seat vacated by John Rellstab; nominated to the same position by Calvin Coolidge on December 6, 1928. Confirmed by the Senate on January 8, 1929, and received commission on January 8, 1929. Service terminated on January 31, 1929, due to resignation.

New York Law School, LL.B., 1898

Professional Career:

Private practice, New York, 1898-1900
Private practice, Jersey City, New Jersey, 1900-
Alderman, Jersey City, New Jersey, 1905-1908
Member, New Jersey State Board of Finance, 1906-1907
Judge, Jersey City [New Jersey] Second Criminal Court, 1907-1908
Assistant county prosecutor, Hudson County, New Jersey, 1908-1918
Judge, Hudson County [New Jersey] Court, 1918-1923
Counsel, New Jersey Bridge and Tunnel Commission, 1924-1928
U.S. attorney for the District of New Jersey, 1928

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, March 18, 1925; confirmed, March 18, 1925; declined appointment