University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
 
Name Cole, William Purrington
City New York
State NY
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:

Cole, William Purrington
... read more
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Cole, William Purrington
Born May 11, 1889, in Towson, MD
Died September 22, 1957, in Baltimore, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Customs Court
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 11, 1942, to a seat vacated by George S. Brown. Confirmed by the Senate on May 11, 1942, and received commission on May 14, 1942. Service terminated on July 9, 1952, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Associate Judge, U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals
Nominated by Harry S Truman on July 4, 1952, to a seat vacated by Joseph R. Jackson. Confirmed by the Senate on July 5, 1952, and received commission on July 7, 1952. Service terminated on September 22, 1957, due to death.

Education:
Maryland Agricultural College (now University of Maryland), B.S.C.E., 1910

Professional Career:
Private practice, Towson, Maryland, 1912-1917, 1919-1927, 1929-1931
U.S. Army captain, 1917-1919
U.S. representative from Maryland, 1927-1929, 1931-1942


compress summary

Case(s) No current case connections


Additional Resources
 
  none on record

back
new people search