Thomas M. Madden

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Thomas M. Madden (March 28, 1907 – March 29, 1976) was a Federal judge who served on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Madden received an LL.B. from Rutgers University School of Law in 1930. He was in private practice in Camden, New Jersey starting in 1930. He was the Municipal solicitor for Bellmawr, New Jersey, Clementon, New Jersey and Voorhees Township, New Jersey. He was an assistant U.S. Attorney of the District of New Jersey from 1943 to 1945.

Madden was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Madden was nominated by President Harry S. Truman on October 9, 1945, to a seat vacated by John Boyd Avis. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 23, 1945, and received his commission on October 25, 1945. He served as chief judge from 1961-1968. He assumed senior status on January 1, 1968. Madden served in that capacity until his death.

He died at the age of 69 at his home in Collingswood, New Jersey.[1]

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  1. ^ Staff. "U.S. Judge Thomas Madden Of New Jersey District Court", The New York Times, March 31, 1976. Accessed March 10, 2011. "Federal Court Judge Thomas M. Madden died Monday at his home in Collingswood, N.J. He was 69 years old."

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Legal offices
Preceded by
John Boyd Avis
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
1945–1968
Succeeded by
Leonard I. Garth