|Albert W. Coffrin|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Vermont|
June 9, 1972 – January 31, 1989
|Nominated by||Richard Nixon|
|Preceded by||Bernard Joseph Leddy|
|Succeeded by||Fred I. Parker|
|Born||December 21, 1919|
|Died||January 13, 1993 (aged 73)|
|Alma mater||Middlebury College (A.B.)|
Cornell Law School (LL.B.)
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1942–1945|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
Albert Wheeler Coffrin (December 21, 1919 – January 13, 1993) was a United States federal judge.
Biography[edit | edit source]
He received an LL.B. from Cornell Law School in 1947, entering private practice in Burlington from 1947 to 1951. He was again in the United States Navy during the Korean War, from 1951 to 1952, thereafter returning to private practice in Burlington until 1972.
On May 3, 1972, Coffrin was nominated by President Richard M. Nixon to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Vermont vacated by Bernard J. Leddy. Coffrin was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 8, 1972, and received his commission the next day. He served as chief judge from 1983 to 1988, assuming senior status on January 31, 1989 and serving in that capacity until his death in Burlington. He was buried at Burlington's Lakeview Cemetery.
References[edit | edit source]
- Albert Wheeler Coffrin at Find a Grave
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- Albert Wheeler Coffrin at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
- Albert W. Coffrin, Federal Judge, 73, New York Times, January 16, 1993
Bernard Joseph Leddy
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Vermont
Fred I. Parker
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