Edward Lawrence Leahy

Personal

Birthday: 
2/9/1886
Birthplace: 
Bristol, RI
Date of Death: 
7/22/1953
Place of Death: 
Bristol, RI
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Bristol, Rhode Island, 1908-
Judge, Bristol [Rhode Island] Probate Court, 1910-1939
State representative, Rhode Island, 1911-1913
Master of chancery, Rhode Island Superior Court
U.S. Army lieutenant, World War I
Administrator of taxes, State of Rhode Island, 1919-1948
Director, Rhode Island Department of Revenue and Regulation, 1939
Member and director of finance, Rhode Island State Sinking Fund Commission, 1942-1946
Member, Rhode Island State Retirement Board, 1942-1946
Advisor, Rhode Island State Department of Finance, 1948-1949
U.S. senator from Rhode Island, 1949-1950

Education

Name of School: 

Georgetown University Law Center

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Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1908

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Rhode Island
Court Name: 

Rhode Island District Court

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
1/3/1951
Termination Date: 
7/22/1953
Termination Reason: 
Death
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