William Purrington Cole

Personal

Birthday: 
5/11/1889
Birthplace: 
Towson, MD
Date of Death: 
9/22/1957
Place of Death: 
Baltimore, MD
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Towson, Maryland, 1912-1917, 1919-1927, 1929-1931
U.S. Army captain, 1917-1919
U.S. representative from Maryland, 1927-1929, 1931-1942

Education

Name of School: 
Maryland Agricultural College (now University of Maryland)
Degree: 
B.S.C.E.
Degree Year: 
1910

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Customs Court
President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
5/14/1942
Termination Date: 
7/9/1952
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals
Commission Date - Second: 
7/7/1952
Termination Date - Second: 
9/22/1957
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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