Frank Murphy

Personal

Birthday: 
4/13/1890
Birthplace: 
Sand Beach, MI
Date of Death: 
7/19/1949
Place of Death: 
Detroit, MI
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1914-1917, 1922-1923
U.S. Army first lieutenant, 1917-1919
Chief assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Michigan, 1919-1922
Candidate for U.S. House of Representatives from Michigan, 1920
Professor of law, University of Detroit, 1922-1927
Judge, Detroit [Michigan] Recorder`s Court, 1923-1930
Mayor, Detroit, Michigan, 1930-1933
Governor general and high commissioner, Philippine Islands, 1933-1936
Governor, Michigan, 1937-1938
Attorney General of the United States, 1939-1940

Education

Name of School: 
University of Michigan
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1912
Name of School - Second: 

University of Michigan Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1914

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: 
1/18/1940
Termination Date: 
7/19/1949
Termination Reason: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Seventh Circuit, February 12, 1940-October 13, 1941, March 1, 1943-July 19, 1949
Sixth Circuit, June 2, 1941-October 13, 1941
Eighth Circuit, October 14, 1941-February 28, 1943
Tenth Circuit, October 14, 1941-February 28, 1943

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