Walter Jay Skinner

Personal

Birthday: 
9/12/1927
Birthplace: 
Washington, DC
Date of Death: 
5/8/2005
Place of Death: 
Concord, MA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1952-1957, 1965-1973
Private practice, Scituate, Massachusetts, 1957-1963
Town counsel, Scituate, Massachusetts, 1957-1963
Assistant district attorney, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, 1957-1963
Assistant attorney general and chief of Criminal Division, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1963-1965

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1948
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1952

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Court Name: 

Massachusetts District Court

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/19/1973
Retirement from Active Service: 
9/14/1992
Termination Date: 
5/8/2005
Termination Reason: 
Death
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