Francis Gordon Caffey

Personal

Birthday: 
10/28/1868
Birthplace: 
Gordonsville, AL
Date of Death: 
9/20/1951
Place of Death: 
Verbena, AL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Third Alabama Volunteer Infantry lieutenant colonel, Spanish American War
Private practice, Montgomery, Alabama, 1894-1902
Judge advocate general, Office of the Governor, Alabama, 1900-1902
Private practice, New York City, 1902-1913, 1921-1929
Solicitor, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1913-1917
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1917-1921

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, March 1, 1929; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Howard College (now Samford University)
Degree: 
A.M.
Degree Year: 
1887
Name of School - Second: 
Harvard University
Degree - Second: 
A.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1891
Name of School - Third: 
Harvard University
Degree - Third: 
A.M.
Degree Year - Third: 
1892
Name of School - Fourth: 

Harvard Law School

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Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Court Name: 

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Herbert Hoover
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/30/1929
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/31/1947
Termination Date: 
9/20/1951
Termination Reason: 
Death
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