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Clifford Patrick O'Sullivan

Clifford Patrick O'Sullivan (December 8, 1897 – October 7, 1975) was a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and previously was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Clifford Patrick O'Sullivan
Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
In office
September 27, 1969 – October 7, 1975
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
In office
March 12, 1960 – September 27, 1969
Appointed byDwight D. Eisenhower
Preceded byCharles Casper Simons
Succeeded byWilliam Ernest Miller
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
In office
August 7, 1957 – April 4, 1960
Appointed byDwight D. Eisenhower
Preceded byArthur A. Koscinski
Succeeded byJohn Feikens
Personal details
Born
Clifford Patrick O'Sullivan

(1897-12-08)December 8, 1897
Chicago, Illinois
DiedOctober 7, 1975(1975-10-07) (aged 77)
EducationNotre Dame Law School (LL.B.)

Education and careerEdit

Born in Chicago, Illinois, O'Sullivan received a Bachelor of Laws from Notre Dame Law School in 1920. He was in private practice in Port Huron, Michigan from 1920 to 1924, and then in Chicago until 1926, returning to Port Huron until 1957.[1]

Federal judicial serviceEdit

O'Sullivan was nominated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on June 6, 1957, to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan vacated by Judge Arthur A. Koscinski. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 5, 1957, and received his commission on August 7, 1957. His service terminated on April 4, 1960, due to his elevation to the Sixth Circuit.[1]

O'Sullivan was nominated by President Eisenhower on January 14, 1960, to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit vacated by Judge Charles Casper Simons. He was confirmed by the Senate on March 10, 1960, and received his commission on March 12, 1960. He assumed senior status on September 27, 1969. His service terminated on October 7, 1975, due to his death.[1]

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