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Name Coffin, Frank Morey
City Portland
State ME
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Coffin, Frank Morey
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Coffin, Frank Morey
Born July 11, 1919, in Lewiston, ME
Died December 7, 2009, in Portland, ME

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on September 15, 1965, to a seat vacated by John Patrick Hartigan. Confirmed by the Senate on October 1, 1965, and received commission on October 2, 1965. Served as chief judge, 1972-1983. Assumed senior status on February 1, 1989. Service terminated on December 7, 2009, due to death.

Education:
Bates College, A.B., 1940
Harvard Business School, I.A., 1943
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1947

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1943-1946
Law clerk, Hon. John D. Clifford, Jr., U.S. District Court, District of Maine, 1947-1949
Corporation counsel, Lewiston, Maine, 1949-1952
Private practice, Lewiston, Maine, 1946-1953
Private practice, Portland, Maine, 1953-1956
U.S. representative from Maine, 1957-1961
Managing director, Development Loan Fund, 1961
Deputy administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development, 1961-1964
U.S. representative to development assistance committee, Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, 1964-1965

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compress summary

Case(s) ID-MA-0001 : Ricci v. Okin
JC-MA-0013 : Arruda v. Fair
JC-ME-0002 : Wood v. Hancock County
JC-PR-0001 : Martinez Rodriguez v. Jimenez
JC-RI-0002 : Savard v. Rhode Island
JI-PR-0003 : Santana v. Collazo
MH-MA-0001 : Brewster v. Dukakis
MH-MA-0002 : Cameron v. Tomes
MH-MA-0003 : Williams v. Lesiak
MH-MA-0004 : King v. Greenblatt
MH-MA-0005 : Rosie D. v. Romney
MH-PR-0001 : Navarro-Ayala v. Hernandez-Colon
PB-MA-0002 : Rolland v. Romney
PC-MA-0021 : Bonitz v. Fair
PC-MA-0024 : Langton v. Berman
PC-ME-0002 : Lovell v. Brennan
PC-ME-0004 : Inmates of the Maine State Prison v. Zitnay
PC-NH-0005 : Nadeau v. Helgemoe
PC-NH-0006 : Fiandaca v. Cunningham
PC-RI-0005 : Ben David v. Travisono
PC-RI-0006 : Morris v. Travisono
PC-RI-0007 : Palmigiano v. Baxter


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