Andrew Augustine Caffrey

Personal

Birthday: 
10/2/1920
Birthplace: 
Lawrence, MA
Date of Death: 
10/6/1993
Place of Death: 
West Palm Beach, FL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army Signal Corps, Intelligence Branch, 1942-1946
Associate professor, Boston College Law School, 1948-1955
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Massachusetts, 1955-1960; chief, Civil Division, 1955-1959; first assistant U.S. attorney, 1959-1960

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, July 1, 1960; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
College of the Holy Cross
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1941
Name of School - Second: 

Boston College Law School

Since its founding in 1929, Boston College Law School--one of the nation's premier Jesuit, Catholic legal institutions--has earned a national reputation for educational excellence and the highest standards of professionalism.

Boston College Law School (BC Law) is one of the six professional graduate schools at Boston College. Located approximately 1.5 miles from the main Boston College campus in Chestnut Hill, Boston College Law School is situated on a 40-acre (160,000 m2) wooded campus in Newton, Massachusetts.

With approximately 800 students and 125 faculty members, the Law School is one of the largest of BC's seven graduate and professional schools. Admission to BC Law is highly selective.

In addition to J.D., M.A. and Ph.D. programs, Boston College Law School offers joint degrees with BC's Carroll School of Management (J.D./M.B.A.), Graduate School of Social Work (J.D./M.S.W.) and Lynch School of Education (J.D./M.Ed.). Joint degrees in the humanities, fine arts, natural sciences and social sciences are offered with BC's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1948
Name of School - Third: 

Harvard Law School

The world's premier center for legal education and research, Harvard Law School provides unparalleled opportunities to study law and related disciplines in an energetic and creative learning environment. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, and teaching. Through its faculty, students, and alumni, Harvard Law School is able to contribute solutions to the world's most complex legal and social challenges.

Degree - Third: 
LL.M.
Degree Year - Third: 
1948

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Court Name: 

Massachusetts District Court

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
8/16/1961
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/17/1986
Termination Date: 
10/6/1993
Termination Reason: 
Death
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