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Name Coffrin, Albert Wheeler
State VT
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born December 21, 1919, in Burlington, VT
Died January 13, 1993, in Burlington, VT

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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born December 21, 1919, in Burlington, VT
Died January 13, 1993, in Burlington, VT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on May 3, 1972, to a seat vacated by Bernard J. Leddy. Confirmed by the Senate on June 8, 1972, and received commission on June 9, 1972. Served as chief judge, 1983-1988. Assumed senior status on January 31, 1989. Service terminated on January 13, 1993, due to death.

Education:
Middlebury College, A.B., 1941
Cornell Law School, LL.B., 1947

Professional Career:

U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1942-1945, 1951-1952
Private practice, Burlington, Vermont, 1947-1951, 1952-1972


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