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Name Ford, Francis Joseph William
City Boston
State MA
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:

Ford, Francis Joseph William
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Ford, Francis Joseph William
Born December 23, 1882, in Boston, MA
Died May 26, 1975

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 9, 1938, to a new seat authorized by 52 Stat. 584. Confirmed by the Senate on June 15, 1938, and received commission on June 24, 1938. Assumed senior status on July 1, 1972. Service terminated on May 26, 1975, due to death.

Education:
Harvard College, A.B., 1904
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1906

Professional Career:
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1906-1933
City councilman, Boston, Massachusetts, 1917-1922
U.S. attorney for the District of Massachusetts, 1933-1938

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