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James Edward Doyle

Biography of James Edward Doyle

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Doyle
  • First Name: James
  • Middle Name: Edward
  • Date of Birth: July , 6 , 1915
  • Place of Birth (POB): Oshkosh , Wisconsin (US-WI, WI, 55, WS, Wis. Wi., Wisc)
  • Date of Death: April , 1 , 1987
  • Place of Death (POD): Madison , Wisconsin (US-WI, WI, 55, WS, Wis. Wi., Wisc)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

James Edward Doyle Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
  • 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): 04/29/1965
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Rabinovitz , David
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 04/29/1965
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 05/20/1965
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 05/21/1965
  • Commission Date: 05/22/1965
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1978
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1980
  • Retirement from Active Service: 07/07/1980
  • Date of Termination: 04/01/1987
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

James Edward Doyle in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Wisconsin
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1937

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Columbia Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1940

James Edward Doyle Career Path


  • Attorney, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1940-1941
  • Law clerk, Hon. James F. Byrnes, Supreme Court of the United States, 1941-1942
  • U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant, 1942-1945
  • Consultant, U.S. Office of War Mobilization and Reconversion, 1945
  • Assistant to the counselor, U.S. Department of State, 1945-1946
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Wisconsin, 1946-1948
  • Private practice, Madison, Wisconsin, 1948-1965


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