Frank Albert Picard
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Frank Albert Picard
Frank Albert Picard
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Picard cropped from 1911 Michigan team photograph
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

March 31, 1959 - February 28, 1963
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

1959
Arthur F. Lederle
Theodore Levin
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

February 23, 1939 - March 31, 1959
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Seat established by 52 Stat. 584
Thaddeus M. Machrowicz
Personal details
Born
Frank Albert Picard

(1889-10-19)October 19, 1889
Saginaw, Michigan
DiedFebruary 28, 1963(1963-02-28) (aged 73)
EducationUniversity of Michigan Law School (LL.B.)

Frank Albert Picard (October 19, 1889 - February 28, 1963) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Education and career

Born in Saginaw, Michigan, Picard received a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Michigan Law School in 1912. He was an assistant prosecuting attorney of Saginaw County, Michigan in 1913. He was in private practice of law in Saginaw from 1913 to 1917. He was in the United States Army as a Captain from 1917 to 1919. He returned to private practice in Saginaw from 1919 to 1939. He was city attorney of Saginaw from 1924 to 1928. He was a candidate for the United States Senate from Michigan in 1934.[1]

Federal judicial service

Picard was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 9, 1939, to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, to a new seat created by 52 Stat. 584. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 16, 1939, and received his commission on February 23, 1939. He served as Chief Judge in 1959. He assumed senior status on March 31, 1959. His service was terminated on February 28, 1963, due to his death.[1]

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Party political offices
Preceded by
John W. Bailey
Democratic nominee for U.S. Senator from Michigan
(Class 1)

1934
Succeeded by
Frank Fitzpatrick
Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 52 Stat. 584

1939-1959
Succeeded by
Thaddeus M. Machrowicz
Preceded by
Arthur F. Lederle

1959
Succeeded by
Theodore Levin

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