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Name Sirica, John Joseph
City Washington
State DC
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:

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

Sirica, John Joseph
Born March 19, 1904, in Waterbury, CT
Died August 14, 1992, in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on February 25, 1957, to a seat vacated by Henry A. Schweinhaut. Confirmed by the Senate on March 26, 1957, and received commission on March 28, 1957. Served as chief judge, 1971-1974. Assumed senior status on October 31, 1977. Service terminated on August 14, 1992, due to death.

Education:
Georgetown College Law School (now Georgetown University Law Center), LL.B., 1926

Professional Career:
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1926-1930, 1934-1957
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1930-1934
General counsel, U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee to Investigate the Federal Communications Commission, 1944
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