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Judge John P. Nields

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Born August 7, 1868, in Wilmington, DE
Died August 26, 1943, in Nahant, MA

Federal Judicial Service:

U. S. District Court, District of Delaware
Nominated by Herbert Hoover on June 20, 1930, to a seat vacated by Hugh M. Morris; Confirmed by the Senate on July 3, 1930, and received commission on July 3, 1930. Assumed senior status on September 30, 1941. Service terminated on August 26, 1943, due to death.


Harvard University, A.B., 1889
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1892

Professional Career:

Private practice, Wilmington, Delaware, 1892-1903
U.S. Attorney for the District of Delaware, 1903-1916
Private practice, Wilmington, Delaware, 1916-1930
U.S. Army Captain, Ordnance Department, 1918