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Lawrence Aloysius Whipple

Biography of Lawrence Aloysius Whipple

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Whipple
  • First Name: Lawrence
  • Middle Name: Aloysius
  • Date of Birth: July , 26 , 1910
  • Place of Birth (POB): New York , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Date of Death: June , 8 , 1983
  • Place of Death (POD): Red Bank , New Jersey (US-NJ, NJ, 34, N.J.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Lawrence Aloysius Whipple Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of New Jersey
  • 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): 08/25/1967
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Meaney , Thomas F.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 08/25/1967
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 10/11/1967
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 10/12/1967
  • Commission Date: 10/12/1967
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1974
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1978
  • Retirement from Active Service: 09/01/1978
  • Date of Termination: 06/08/1983
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Lawrence Aloysius Whipple in the Law School

  • Name of School: Columbia University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1933

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): John Marshall Law School, Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1939

Lawrence Aloysius Whipple Career Path


  • Private practice, 1939-1949
  • Acting U.S. magistrate, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1949-1951
  • Director of law enforcement, New Jersey Office of Public Safety, 1950
  • Special assistant to the U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 1951
  • Executive director, Jersey City [New Jersey] Housing Authority, 1953
  • Director of public safety, Jersey City, New Jersey, 1953-1957
  • Director, New Jersey Department of Revenue and Finance, 1957
  • County counsel, Hudson County, New Jersey, 1957-1958
  • Deputy attorney general, State of New Jersey, 1958
  • Prosecutor, Hudson County, New Jersey, 1958-1962
  • Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, 1963-1967


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