William T. McCarthy

Personal

Birthday: 
12/5/1885
Birthplace: 
Somerville, MA
Date of Death: 
4/6/1964
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1908-
Alderman, Somerville, Massachusetts, 1911-1913
Assistant district attorney, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, 1913-1915
Member, Somerville [Massachusetts] School Board, 1920-1921
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Massachusetts, 1934-1947
U.S. attorney for the District of Massachusetts, 1947-1949

Education

Name of School: 
College of the Holy Cross
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1905
Name of School - Second: 

Boston University School of Law

Boston University School of Law (BU Law) is a nationally recognized law school located in the heart of Boston University's campus on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts.

Consistently ranked in the top 30 law schools, "U.S. News and World Report" currently ranks it 26th in the country. Three specialties are in the top 10, including Health Law (#5), Tax Law (#7), and Intellectual Property Law (#9). Princeton Review ranks it 2nd place nationally in "Best Professors" and 7th place for "Best Classroom Experience." For the class of 2017, the median student LSAT score was 163 and median GPA was 3.66.

Boston University School of Law offers a broad selection of legal classes and seminars (approximately 200) with a student to faculty ratio of 12:1.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1908

Judicial Career

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

Massachusetts District Court

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
2/2/1949
Retirement from Active Service: 
5/31/1960
Termination Date: 
4/6/1964
Termination Reason: 
Death
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