John Joseph Sirica

Personal

Birthday: 
3/19/1904
Birthplace: 
Waterbury, CT
Date of Death: 
8/14/1992
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1926-1930, 1934-1957
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1930-1934
General counsel, U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee to Investigate the Federal Communications Commission, 1944

Education

Name of School: 

Georgetown University Law Center

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Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1926

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Court Name: 

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/28/1957
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/31/1977
Termination Date: 
8/14/1992
Termination Reason: 
Death
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