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Name Morgan, Justin Colfax
City Buffalo
State NY
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Morgan, Justin Colfax
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Morgan, Justin Colfax
Born July 8, 1900, in Buffalo, NY
Died May 24, 1959

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on January 25, 1956, to a seat vacated by John Knight. Confirmed by the Senate on March 6, 1956, and received commission on March 8, 1956. Service terminated on May 24, 1959, due to death.

Education:
Colgate University, A.B., 1921
University of Buffalo Law School, LL.B., 1924

Professional Career:
Private practice, Buffalo, New York, 1925-1956
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of New York, 1928-1935
Councilman, Tonawanda, New York, 1934-1940
State assemblyman, New York, 1941-1956

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, August 1, 1955; no Senate vote
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