Felix Frankfurter

Personal

Birthday: 
11/15/1882
Birthplace: 
Vienna, Austria
Date of Death: 
2/22/1965
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1906
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1906-1909
Aide, Henry Stimson campaign for governor of New York, 1910
Law officer, Bureau of Insular Affairs, U.S. Department of War, 1911-1914
Byrne professor of administrative law, Harvard University, 1914-1917, 1920-1939
U.S. Army major, JAG Department, 1917-1920

Education

Name of School: 
City College of New York
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1902
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1906

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name: 

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
1/20/1939
Retirement from Active Service: 
8/28/1962
Termination Date: 
2/22/1965
Termination Reason: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Seventh Circuit, February 6, 1939-April 23, 1939, June 24, 1957-October 13, 1958
First Circuit, April 24, 1939-August 28, 1962
Second Circuit, November 22, 1954-April 3, 1955, June 24, 1957-October 13, 1958
Sixth Circuit, June 19, 1958-September 1, 1958

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