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Name Garrity, Wendell Arthur Jr.
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:

Garrity, Wendell Arthur Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Garrity, Wendell Arthur Jr.
Born June 20, 1920, in Worcester, MA
Died September 16, 1999, in Wellesley, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on May 23, 1966, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80. Confirmed by the Senate on June 24, 1966, and received commission on June 24, 1966. Assumed senior status on December 1, 1985. Service terminated on September 16, 1999, due to death.

Education:
College of the Holy Cross, A.B., 1941
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1946

Professional Career:
U.S. Army sergeant, 1943-1945
Law clerk, Hon. Francis J.W. Ford, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 1946-1947
Private practice, Boston and Worcester, Massachusetts, 1947-1948
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Massachusetts, 1948-1950
Lecturer in federal jurisdiction and procedure, Boston College Law School, 1950-1951
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1951-1961
U.S. attorney for the District of Massachusetts, 1961-1966
Research Collections
Oral History
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Case(s) JC-MA-0001 : Inmates of Suffolk County Jail v. Rufo
JI-MA-0001 : Inmates of Judge John J. Connelly Youth Center v. Dukakis
PC-MA-0011 : Bel v. Hall


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