Wendell Arthur Garrity Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
6/20/1920
Birthplace: 
Worcester, MA
Date of Death: 
9/16/1999
Place of Death: 
Wellesley, MA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army sergeant, 1943-1945
Law clerk, Hon. Francis J.W. Ford, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 1946-1947
Private practice, Boston and Worcester, Massachusetts, 1947-1948
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Massachusetts, 1948-1950
Lecturer in federal jurisdiction and procedure, Boston College Law School, 1950-1951
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1951-1961
U.S. attorney for the District of Massachusetts, 1961-1966

Education

Name of School: 
College of the Holy Cross
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1941
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1946

Judicial Career

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

Massachusetts District Court

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/24/1966
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/1/1985
Termination Date: 
9/16/1999
Termination Reason: 
Death
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