Frank Harlan Freedman

Personal

Birthday: 
12/15/1924
Birthplace: 
Springfield, MA
Date of Death: 
8/21/2003
Place of Death: 
Springfield, MA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1943-1946
Private practice, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1950-1968
City councilman, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1960-1967
Assistant attorney general/chief of Springfield office, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1963-1967
Mayor, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1968-1972

Education

Name of School: 

Boston University School of Law

Boston University School of Law (BU Law) is a nationally recognized law school located in the heart of Boston University's campus on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts.

Consistently ranked in the top 30 law schools, "U.S. News and World Report" currently ranks it 26th in the country. Three specialties are in the top 10, including Health Law (#5), Tax Law (#7), and Intellectual Property Law (#9). Princeton Review ranks it 2nd place nationally in "Best Professors" and 7th place for "Best Classroom Experience." For the class of 2017, the median student LSAT score was 163 and median GPA was 3.66.

Boston University School of Law offers a broad selection of legal classes and seminars (approximately 200) with a student to faculty ratio of 12:1.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1949
Name of School - Second: 

Boston University School of Law

Boston University School of Law (BU Law) is a nationally recognized law school located in the heart of Boston University's campus on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts.

Consistently ranked in the top 30 law schools, "U.S. News and World Report" currently ranks it 26th in the country. Three specialties are in the top 10, including Health Law (#5), Tax Law (#7), and Intellectual Property Law (#9). Princeton Review ranks it 2nd place nationally in "Best Professors" and 7th place for "Best Classroom Experience." For the class of 2017, the median student LSAT score was 163 and median GPA was 3.66.

Boston University School of Law offers a broad selection of legal classes and seminars (approximately 200) with a student to faculty ratio of 12:1.

Degree - Second: 
LL.M.
Degree Year - Second: 
1950

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Court Name: 

Massachusetts District Court

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
10/17/1972
Retirement from Active Service: 
1/1/1992
Termination Date: 
8/21/2003
Termination Reason: 
Death
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