Francis Ryan Duffy

Personal

Birthday: 
6/23/1888
Birthplace: 
Fond du Lac, WI
Date of Death: 
8/16/1979
Place of Death: 
Milwaukee, WI
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, 1912-1917, 1919-1933, 1939
U.S. Army, 1917-1919
U.S. senator from Wisconsin, 1933-1939

Education

Name of School: 
University of Wisconsin
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1910
Name of School - Second: 

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1912

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
Court Name: 

Wisconsin Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/29/1939
Termination Date: 
2/2/1949
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
2/2/1949
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
6/30/1966
Termination Date - Second: 
8/16/1979
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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