James Cullen Ganey

Personal

Birthday: 
4/22/1899
Birthplace: 
Phillipsburg, NJ
Date of Death: 
2/7/1972
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1923-1937
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1937-1940

Education

Name of School: 
Lehigh University
Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1920
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1923

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/19/1940
Termination Date: 
8/30/1961
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
8/15/1961
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
8/15/1966
Termination Date - Second: 
2/7/1972
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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