James Madison Morton Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
8/24/1869
Birthplace: 
Fall River, MA
Date of Death: 
6/26/1940
Place of Death: 
Fall River, MA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Fall River, Massachusetts, 1894-1912

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1891
Name of School - Second: 
Harvard College
Degree - Second: 
A.M.
Degree Year - Second: 
1894
Name of School - Third: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Third: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Third: 
1894

Judicial Career

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

Massachusetts District Court

President Nominating: 
William H. Taft
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
8/12/1912
Termination Date: 
1/19/1932
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

First Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
1/9/1932
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
9/30/1939
Termination Date - Second: 
6/26/1940
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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