John Paul Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
12/9/1883
Birthplace: 
Harrisonburg, VA
Date of Death: 
2/13/1964
Place of Death: 
Ottobine, VA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1907-1917, 1924-1929
State senator, Virginia, 1911-1915, 1919-1922
Candidate for U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia, 1916, 1918
U.S. Army, 1917-1919
City attorney, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1919-1923
U.S. representative from Virginia, 1922-1923
Special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1923-1924
U.S. attorney for the Western District of Virginia, 1929-1932

Education

Name of School: 
Virginia Military Institute
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1903
Name of School - Second: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1906

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
Court Name: 

Virginia Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Herbert Hoover
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
1/14/1932
Retirement from Active Service: 
8/1/1958
Termination Date: 
2/13/1964
Termination Reason: 
Death
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