Philip Nichols Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
8/11/1907
Birthplace: 
Boston, MA
Date of Death: 
1/26/1990
Place of Death: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1932-1938
Special attorney, Lands Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1938-1941
Special attorney, Legal Division, U.S. War Production Board, 1942-1944
U.S. Navy lieutenant commander, 1944-1946
Assistant general counsel, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1947-1951
General counsel, Renegotiation Board, 1951-1954
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1954-1961
Commissioner of customs, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1961-1964

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1929
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1932

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Customs Court
President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/15/1964
Termination Date: 
11/30/1966
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
Court of Claims
Court Name - Second: 

United States Court of Federal Claims

Commission Date - Second: 
11/3/1966
Termination Date - Second: 
9/30/1982
Termination Reason - Second: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Court Name - Third: 

Federal Circuit Appeals Court

Commission Date - Third: 
10/1/1982
Retirement from Active Service - Third: 
10/1/1983
Termination Date - Third: 
1/26/1990
Termination Reason - Third: 
Death
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