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Judge Paul C. Leahy

The Honorable Paul C. Leahy

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Born February 9, 1904, in Wilmington, DE
Died July 3, 1966

Federal Judicial Service:

U. S. District Court, District of Delaware
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on December 23, 1941, to a seat vacated by John P. Nields; Confirmed by the Senate on January 7, 1942, and received commission on January 14, 1942. Served as Chief Judge, 1948-1957. Assumed senior status on October 7, 1957. Service terminated on July 3, 1966, due to death.


University of Delaware, B.S., 1926
University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.B., 1929

Professional Career:

Private practice, Wilmington, Delaware, 1929-1942