Lake Jones

Personal

Birthday: 
2/10/1867
Birthplace: 
Vicksburg, MS
Date of Death: 
6/7/1930
Place of Death: 
Jacksonville, FL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Clerk/inspector, U.S. Postal Service, 1885-1909
Private practice, Jacksonville, Florida, 1909-1921
District counsel, Emergency Fleet Corporation, U.S. Shipping Board, 1921-1924

Education

Name of School: 

Northwestern University School of Law

At Northwestern Law we go beyond teaching the basics of legal reasoning to enable our students to make sound and ethical judgements, understand and improve the delivery of justice, and respond to the changing contexts in which law and legal institutions operate. Accordingly, the overarching goal of our curricular plan is to empower our graduates to adapt to and master the challenges of the changing world better than those of any other law school.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1909

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Court Name: 

Florida Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Calvin Coolidge
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
2/18/1924
Termination Date: 
6/7/1930
Termination Reason: 
Death
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