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John Joseph Sirica

Biography of John Joseph Sirica

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Sirica
  • First Name: John
  • Middle Name: Joseph
  • Date of Birth: March , 19 , 1904
  • Place of Birth (POB): Waterbury , Connecticut (US-CT, CT, 09, Conn., Ct.)
  • Date of Death: August , 14 , 1992
  • Place of Death (POD): Washington , District of Columbia (US-DC, DC, 11, D.C., Wash. D.C.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

John Joseph Sirica Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Dwight D. Eisenhower ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 02/25/1957
  • Seat vacated by: Schweinhaut , Henry A.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 02/25/1957
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 03/25/1957
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/26/1957
  • Commission Date: 03/28/1957
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1971
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1974
  • Retirement from Active Service: 10/31/1977
  • Date of Termination: 08/14/1992
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

John Joseph Sirica in the Law School

  • Name of School: Georgetown College Law School (now Georgetown University Law Center)
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1926

John Joseph Sirica Career Path


  • Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1926-1930, 1934-1957
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1930-1934
  • General counsel, U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee to Investigate the Federal Communications Commission, 1944


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