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Name Foley, James Thomas
City Albany
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:

Foley, James Thomas
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Foley, James Thomas
Born July 9, 1910, in Troy, NY
Died August 17, 1990, in Albany, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
Nominated by Harry S Truman on January 13, 1949, to a seat vacated by Edward S. Kampf. Confirmed by the Senate on January 31, 1949, and received commission on February 2, 1949. Served as chief judge, 1963-1980. Assumed senior status on June 30, 1980. Service terminated on August 17, 1990, due to death.

Education:
Fordham College, A.B., 1931
Albany Law School, LL.B., 1934

Professional Career:
Private practice, Troy, New York, 1935-1942
Secretary, Hon. William H. Murray, Supreme Court of the State of New York, 1939-1942, 1946-1949
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1942-1945
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Case(s) IM-NY-0020 : Kulkarni v. Nyquist
PC-NY-0021 : Abdul Wali v. Coughlin
PC-NY-0022 : Frazier v. Ward


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