Francis Joseph Boyle

Personal

Birthday: 
6/14/1927
Birthplace: 
Providence, RI
Date of Death: 
9/11/2006
Place of Death: 
Newport, RI
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Navy, 1945-1946
Private practice, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, 1953
Private practice, Newport, Rhode Island, 1953-1977

Education

Name of School: 

Boston College Law School

Since its founding in 1929, Boston College Law School--one of the nation's premier Jesuit, Catholic legal institutions--has earned a national reputation for educational excellence and the highest standards of professionalism.

Boston College Law School (BC Law) is one of the six professional graduate schools at Boston College. Located approximately 1.5 miles from the main Boston College campus in Chestnut Hill, Boston College Law School is situated on a 40-acre (160,000 m2) wooded campus in Newton, Massachusetts.

With approximately 800 students and 125 faculty members, the Law School is one of the largest of BC's seven graduate and professional schools. Admission to BC Law is highly selective.

In addition to J.D., M.A. and Ph.D. programs, Boston College Law School offers joint degrees with BC's Carroll School of Management (J.D./M.B.A.), Graduate School of Social Work (J.D./M.S.W.) and Lynch School of Education (J.D./M.Ed.). Joint degrees in the humanities, fine arts, natural sciences and social sciences are offered with BC's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Degree: 
J.D.
Degree Year: 
1952

Judicial Career

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

Rhode Island District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/1/1977
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/1/1992
Termination Date: 
9/11/2006
Termination Reason: 
Death
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