Justin Colfax Morgan

Personal

Birthday: 
7/8/1900
Birthplace: 
Buffalo, NY
Date of Death: 
5/24/1959
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Buffalo, New York, 1925-1956
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of New York, 1928-1935
Councilman, Tonawanda, New York, 1934-1940
State assemblyman, New York, 1941-1956

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, August 1, 1955; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Colgate University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1921
Name of School - Second: 

University at Buffalo Law School

The University at Buffalo Law School -- the only law school in the State University of New York (SUNY) system-- draws on a long tradition of achievement and excellence. Widely recognized as the leading public law school in the Northeast, it provides the strong foundation and the cutting-edge tools law graduates need to succeed in a competitive legal marketplace. Its excellent full-time faculty draws upon a broad range of educational and work experiences. Low tuition, combined with financial aid, makes a law degree from UB accessible to students from a wide variety of backgrounds.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1924

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of New York
Court Name: 

New York Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/8/1956
Termination Date: 
5/24/1959
Termination Reason: 
Death
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