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Name Foley, Roger Thomas
City Las Vegas
State NV
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, Roger Thomas
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Foley, Roger Thomas
Born May 25, 1886, in Sioux City, IA
Died October 9, 1974

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 30, 1945, to a seat vacated by Frank H. Norcross. Confirmed by the Senate on April 10, 1945, and received commission on May 2, 1945. Served as chief judge, 1954-1957. Assumed senior status on April 1, 1957. Service terminated on October 9, 1974, due to death.

Education:
University of Chicago Law School, 1910

Professional Career:
Private practice, Goldfield, Nevada, 1911-1925
District attorney, Goldfield, Nevada, 1916-1924
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1925-1928
Justice of the peace/municipal judge, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1929-1931
Deputy district attorney, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1932-1934
District attorney, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1935-1938
Judge, Nevada District Court, Clark and Lincoln Counties, 1939-1941
Private practice, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1941-1945

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