Fred Clinton Jacobs

Fred Clinton Jacobs (September 13, 1865 – February 21, 1958) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona.

Fred Clinton Jacobs
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona
In office
May 31, 1936 – February 21, 1958
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona
In office
March 2, 1923 – May 31, 1936
Appointed byWarren G. Harding
Preceded bySeat established by 42 Stat. 837
Succeeded byDavid W. Ling
Personal details
Born
Fred Clinton Jacobs

(1865-09-13)September 13, 1865
Winchester, Massachusetts
DiedFebruary 21, 1958(1958-02-21) (aged 92)
EducationUniversity of Chicago

Education and careerEdit

Born in Winchester, Massachusetts, Jacobs attended the University of Chicago. He was in private practice in San Jose, California from 1895 to 1906. He was in private practice in Phoenix, Arizona Territory (State of Arizona from February 14, 1912) from 1906 to 1923.[1]

Federal judicial serviceEdit

Jacobs was nominated by President Warren G. Harding on February 28, 1923, to the United States District Court for the District of Arizona, to a new seat created by 42 Stat. 837. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 2, 1923, and received his commission the same day. He assumed senior status on May 31, 1936. Jacobs served in that capacity until his death on February 21, 1958.[1]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 42 Stat. 837
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona
1923–1936
Succeeded by
David W. Ling