Collins Jacques Seitz

Personal

Birthday: 
6/20/1914
Birthplace: 
Wilmington, DE
Date of Death: 
10/16/1998
Place of Death: 
Wilmington, DE
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Wilmington, Delaware, 1940-1946
Vice chancellor, Delaware Court of Chancery, 1946-1951
Justice, Delaware Supreme Court, 1949-1951
Chancellor, Delaware Court of Chancery, 1951-1966

Education

Name of School: 
University of Delaware
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1937
Name of School - Second: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1940

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Court Name: 

Third Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/9/1966
Retirement from Active Service: 
6/1/1989
Termination Date: 
10/16/1998
Termination Reason: 
Death
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