Born: August 27, 1892
Rome, Georgia

Died: September 17, 1979
Washington, D.C.

Charles Fahy

Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for District of Columbia Circuit

Nominated by Harry S. Truman on January 5, 1950; Confirmed by the Senate on April 4, 1950, and received commission on April 7, 1950Assumed senior status on 4/17/1967Service terminated on 9/17/1979, due to death.

Education:

Georgetown University Law School, LL.B., 1914

Sculpture
Terracotta bust, height 16″

Artist
Jacqueline Belfort-Chalat ( 1930 – ) began to train as an artist at the age of 13. While still in high school at age 15, she studied at Columbia University with Oronzio Maldarelli and is a graduate of the University of Chicago. After training at the Fashion Institute of Technology, she returned to more serious artistic endeavors and became a member of the Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. She has worked in a number of mediums including marble, clay, bronze, oils, and acrylic. Professor Belfort-Chalat has received commissions in New York City and Syracuse, New York; Washington, D.C.; Rome; and Nigeria. Her other works are in collections in Europe and the United States.

Professor Belfort-Chalat has been a Professor of Fine Arts at Le Moyne College for over 40 years and was the founding Chair of the College’s Fine Arts Department.

Read Judge Fahy’s Oral History

Professional Career:

Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1914-1924, 1947-1949
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1917-1919
Private practice, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1924-1933
City attorney, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1932
First assistant solicitor, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1933
Member, Petroleum Advisory Board, 1933
Chairman, Petroleum Advisory Board, 1934-1935
General counsel, National Labor Relations Board, 1935-1940
Assistant U.S. solicitor general, 1940
Member, President`s Naval and Air Base Commission to London, 1941
Solicitor General of the United States, 1941-1945
Legal adviser, U.S. Military Government of Germany, 1945-1946
Adviser to American delegation, San Francisco Conference, 1945
Legal adviser, U.S. Department of State, 1946
U.S. member, Legal Commission, United Nations General Assembly, 1947-1949
Chairman, President`s Committee on Equality of Treatment and Opportunities in the Armed Forces, 1948-1950
Chairman, Personnel Security Review Board, Atomic Energy Commission, 1949

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

  • Papers, 1824-1985. 102 containers (40,500 items); finding aid; collection contains correspondence, diaries (1918-1949), speeches, writings, case files, subject files, and other papers.
  • Green Haywood Hackworth papers, 1912-1973; 5,000 items; finding aid; correspondence.
  • Harold Leventhal papers, 1932-1980; 94 linear ft. (80,000 items); finding aid; restricted; correspondence.
  • Elijah Barrett Prettyman papers, 1901-1971; 62 linear ft. (57,000 items); finding aid; correspondence.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum, Hyde Park, N.Y.

  • Papers, 1933-1957.
  • 42 linear ft.; finding aid; restricted; collection contains correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, minutes, legal documents, printed material, transcripts of hearings, and argument files from Fahy’s nonjudicial career.

University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Ind.

  • Papers, 1876-1974.
  • 16.6 linear ft.; collection contains professional and personal papers.

Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wis.

  • Records of the Catholic Association for International Peace, 1926-1970; 20.6 cubic ft.; finding aid; correspondence.

National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.

  • Johnston Avery papers, 1944-1952; ca. 7 ft.; represented

Tulane University Amistad Research Center, New Orleans, La.

  • Records of the Catholic Committee of the South, 1939-1956; 825 items; finding aid; correspondence.
Judges of the D.C. Circuit Courts