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James August Comiskey

Biography of James August Comiskey

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Comiskey
  • First Name: James
  • Middle Name: August
  • Date of Birth: October , 16 , 1926
  • Place of Birth (POB): New Orleans , Louisiana (US-LA, LA, 22, La.)
  • Date of Death: February , 1 , 2005
  • Place of Death (POD): New Orleans , Louisiana (US-LA, LA, 22, La.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

James August Comiskey Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Lyndon B. Johnson ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 01/16/1967
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 80 Stat. 75
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 01/16/1967
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 03/02/1967
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/02/1967
  • Commission Date: 03/04/1967
  • Date of Termination: 06/15/1975
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Resignation

James August Comiskey in the Law School

  • Name of School: Loyola University New Orleans
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1949

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Loyola University New Orleans School of Law
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1951

James August Comiskey Career Path


  • U.S. Army, 1944-1946
  • Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1951-1967, 1975-2005


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