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John Percy Nields

Biography of John Percy Nields

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Nields
  • First Name: John
  • Middle Name: Percy
  • Date of Birth: August , 7 , 1868
  • Place of Birth (POB): Wilmington , Delaware (US-DE, DE, 10, DL, Del., De.)
  • Date of Death: August , 26 , 1943
  • Place of Death (POD): Nahant , Massachusetts (US-MA, MA, 25, Mass.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

John Percy Nields Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Delaware
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Herbert Hoover ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 06/20/1930
  • Seat vacated by: Morris , Hugh M.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 06/20/1930
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 07/01/1930
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 07/03/1930
  • Commission Date: 07/03/1930
  • Retirement from Active Service: 09/30/1941
  • Date of Termination: 08/26/1943
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

John Percy Nields in the Law School

  • Name of School: Harvard University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1889

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Harvard Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1892

John Percy Nields Career Path


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


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