William Francis Smith

Personal

Birthday: 
2/24/1903
Birthplace: 
Perth Amboy, NJ
Date of Death: 
2/26/1968
Place of Death: 
New Brunswick, NJ
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Deputy mayor, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, 1926-
Private practice, New Jersey, 1930-1931
Instructor, New Jersey Law School, 1930-1935
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 1934-1940
U.S. attorney for the District of New Jersey, 1940-1941

Education

Name of School: 
Columbia University
Degree: 
Ph.G.
Degree Year: 
1922
Name of School - Second: 

Rutgers School of Law-Newark

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1929

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Court Name: 

New Jersey District Court

President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
2/15/1941
Termination Date: 
9/12/1961
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
8/30/1961
Termination Date - Second: 
2/26/1968
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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