John Biggs Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
10/6/1895
Birthplace: 
Wilmington, DE
Date of Death: 
4/15/1979
Place of Death: 
Wilmington, DE
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army private, Ordnance and Tank Corps, 1917-1918
Private practice, Wilmington, Delaware, 1922-1937
Civilian aide, U.S. Secretary of War, Wilmington, Delaware, 1923-1937
Referee in bankruptcy, District of Delaware, 1924-1932

Education

Name of School: 
Princeton University
Degree: 
Litt.B.
Degree Year: 
1918
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1922

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Court Name: 

Third Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
2/16/1937
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/30/1965
Termination Date: 
4/15/1979
Termination Reason: 
Death
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