Charles Alvin Jones
|Charles Alvin Jones|
|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit|
July 25, 1939 – December 31, 1944
|Nominated by||Franklin D. Roosevelt|
|Preceded by||John Warren Davis|
|Succeeded by||Harry Ellis Kalodner|
|Born||October 27, 1887|
|Died||May 22, 1966(aged 78)|
|Occupation||Judge, lawyer, politician|
Born in Newport, Pennsylvania, Jones received an LL.B. from Dickinson School of Law, and was in private practice in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from 1910 to 1939. He was in the American Ambulance Service for the French Army during World War I, in 1917, and was a U.S. Naval Aviation Ensign from 1918 to 1919.
On July 14, 1939, Jones was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit vacated by John Warren Davis. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 18, 1939, and received his commission on July 25, 1939. Jones served in that capacity until his resignation, on December 31, 1944 to become a Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Davis served on that court from 1945 to 1966, serving as Chief Justice from 1956 to 1966.
- Charles Alvin Jones at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
John Warren Davis
|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Harry Ellis Kalodner
|Party political offices|
|Democratic nominee for Governor of Pennsylvania
F. Clair Ross