Philip Neville (judge)

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Philip Neville (November 5, 1909 – February 13, 1974) was a United States federal judge.

Neville was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He received a B.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1931, and an LL.B. from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1933. He was a law clerk for the Supreme Court of Minnesota from 1933 to 1935, and then was in private practice of law until 1967. He was also a professor at the University of Minnesota Law School from 1937 to 1967. He was a municipal judge for the village of Edina, Minnesota from 1948 to 1952. He was a U.S. Attorney for the District of Minnesota from 1952 to 1953.

Neville was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. Neville was nominated by President Lyndon B. Johnson on May 24, 1967, to a seat vacated by Gunnar H. Nordbye. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 31, and received his commission the same day. Neville remained in this position until his death in 1974.

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