John Patrick Hartigan
|John Patrick Hartigan|
|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit|
January 3, 1951 – August 10, 1968
|Appointed by||Harry S. Truman|
|Preceded by||Peter Woodbury|
|Succeeded by||Bailey Aldrich|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island|
February 12, 1940 – January 13, 1951
|Appointed by||Franklin D. Roosevelt|
|Preceded by||John Christopher Mahoney|
|Succeeded by||Edward L. Leahy|
|59th Attorney General of Rhode Island|
|Governor||Theodore F. Green
Robert E. Quinn
|Preceded by||Benjamin M. McLyman|
|Succeeded by||Louis V. Jackvony|
December 29, 1887|
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
|Died||August 10, 1968(aged 80)|
|Spouse(s)||Alice F. Carroll|
|Alma mater||Harvard University
Columbia Law School
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1933-1939|
John Patrick Hartigan (December 29, 1887 – August 10, 1968) was an American lawyer and judge. He served as Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island.
Hartigan was born in Providence, Rhode Island and spent much of his life in Rhode Island. As an undergraduate, he attended Harvard University before graduating from Brown University in 1910. In 1913, he obtained simultaneous A.M. and LL.B. degrees from Columbia University.
During World War I, he served in the United States Army as a Second Lieutenant in the 304th Infantry Regiment. He was discharged in December 1918. Hartigan spent two decades practicing as a lawyer in Providence, Rhode Island.
In 1940, President Franklin D. Roosevelt named Hartigan as a Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island. He held that position for eleven years until his resignation to take another judicial position.
In 1951, President Harry S. Truman promoted Hartigan to the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Hartigan resigned his position on the United States District Court and served as judge on the Court of Appeals from January 3, 1951 until his death on August 10, 1968. He assumed senior status on March 31, 1965.
Hartigan married Alice F. Carroll on October 25, 1920.
- Brown University (1915). The Catalogue of Brown University. R. I. p. 195.
- Harvard University (1910). Harvard University Catalogue. The University. p. 166.
- Brown University (1914). Historical Catalogue of Brown University. Brown University. p. 411.
- Mead, Frederick Sumner (1921). Harvard's Military Record in the World War. Harvard Alumni Association. p. 434.
- The University (1916). Catalogue of officers and graduates of Columbia university from the foundation of King's college in 1754. Columbia University. p. 669.
- "Rhode Island Attorneys General: 1640 - Presentpublisher = the Secretary of State of Rhode Island". Retrieved April 23, 2014.
- United States Civil Service Commission (1944). Official Register of the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 326.
- Zelden, Charles L. (2007). The Judicial Branch of Federal Government: People, Process, and Politics. ABC-CLIO. p. 294.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to John Patrick Hartigan.|
- John Patrick Hartigan at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
Benjamin M. McLyman
|Attorney General of Rhode Island
Louis V. Jackvony
John Christopher Mahoney
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island
Edward L. Leahy
|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit