Charles Fahy

Personal

Birthday: 
8/27/1892
Birthplace: 
Rome, GA
Date of Death: 
9/17/1979
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1914-1924, 1947-1949
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1917-1919
Private practice, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1924-1933
City attorney, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1932
First assistant solicitor, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1933
Member, Petroleum Advisory Board, 1933-1935; chairman, 1934-1935
General counsel, National Labor Relations Board, 1935-1940
Assistant solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1940
Member, President`s Naval and Air Base Commission to London, 1941
Solicitor general of the United States, 1941-1945
Legal adviser, Office of Military Government, United States, in Germany, 1945-1946
Adviser to American delegation, San Francisco Conference, 1945
Legal adviser, U.S. Department of State, 1946
Member, Legal Commission, United Nations General Assembly, 1947-1949
Chairman, President`s Committee on Equality of Treatment and Opportunities in the Armed Forces, 1948-1950
Chairman, Personnel Security Review Board, Atomic Energy Commission, 1949

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, October 15, 1949; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 

Georgetown University Law Center

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Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1914

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Court Name: 

District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/7/1950
Retirement from Active Service: 
4/17/1967
Termination Date: 
9/17/1979
Termination Reason: 
Death
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