James William McCarthy

Personal

Birthday: 
9/8/1872
Birthplace: 
Jersey City, NJ
Date of Death: 
6/28/1939
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York, 1898-1900
Private practice, Jersey City, New Jersey, 1900-
Alderman, Jersey City, New Jersey, 1905-1908
Member, New Jersey State Board of Finance, 1906-1907
Judge, Jersey City [New Jersey] Second Criminal Court, 1907-1908
Assistant county prosecutor, Hudson County, New Jersey, 1908-1918
Judge, Hudson County [New Jersey] Court, 1918-1923
Counsel, New Jersey Bridge and Tunnel Commission, 1924-1928
U.S. attorney for the District of New Jersey, 1928

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, March 18, 1925; confirmed, March 18, 1925; declined appointment

Education

Name of School: 

New York Law School

Mission: Embrace Innovation - Foster Integrity and Professionalism - Advance Justice for a Diverse Society New York Law School provides comprehensive legal knowledge, employs multiple teaching techniques, and uses law to solve problems. Through innovation in scholarship, service, and professional training, we provide diverse routes to achievement. Creating value for others is our quest.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1898

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Court Name: 

New Jersey District Court

President Nominating: 
Calvin Coolidge
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
1/8/1929
Termination Date: 
1/31/1929
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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