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Francis Joseph Boyle

Biography of Francis Joseph Boyle

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Boyle
  • First Name: Francis
  • Middle Name: Joseph
  • Date of Birth: June , 14 , 1927
  • Place of Birth (POB): Providence , Rhode Island (US-RI, RI, 44, R.I., R. Isl)
  • Date of Death: September , 11 , 2006
  • Place of Death (POD): Newport , Rhode Island (US-RI, RI, 44, R.I., R. Isl)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Francis Joseph Boyle Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Rhode Island
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Jimmy Carter ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 05/02/1977
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Day , Edward William
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 05/02/1977
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 06/29/1977
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 06/30/1977
  • Commission Date: 07/01/1977
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1982
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1992
  • Retirement from Active Service: 12/01/1992
  • Date of Termination: 09/11/2006
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Francis Joseph Boyle in the Law School

  • Name of School: Boston College Law School
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1952

Francis Joseph Boyle Career Path


  • U.S. Navy, 1945-1946
  • Private practice, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, 1953
  • Private practice, Newport, Rhode Island, 1953-1977


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