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United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island

Hartigan, John Patrick

John P Hartigan
Born December 29, 1887, in Providence, Rhode Island
Died August 10, 1968

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, United States District Court, District of Rhode Island
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 11, 1940, to a seat vacated by John C. Mahoney. Confirmed by the Senate on February 1, 1940, and received commission on February 12, 1940. Service terminated on January 13, 1951, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Nominated by Harry S Truman on December 21, 1950, to a seat vacated by John C. Mahoney. Confirmed by the Senate on January 2, 1951, and received commission on January 3, 1951. Assumed senior status on March 31, 1965. Service terminated on August 10, 1968, due to death.

Harvard University
Brown University, A.B., 1910
Columbia University, A.M., 1913
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1913

Professional Career:
Private practice, Providence, Rhode Island, 1912-1933
United States Army, 1917-1918
Assistant attorney general, State of Rhode Island, 1923-1924
Attorney general, State of Rhode Island, 1933-1939

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