Archie Dawson

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Archie Dawson
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #5T
Service:
Appointed by:   Dwight Eisenhower
Active:   4/27/1954-8/3/1964
Preceded by:   Henry Warren Goddard
Succeeded by:   Constance Motley
Personal History
Born:   1898
Undergraduate:   Columbia University (1921)
Law School:   Columbia Law School (1923)

Archie Owen Dawson (1898-1964) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Dawson was nominated by President Dwight Eisenhower on April 6, 1954, to a seat vacated by Henry Warren Goddard; he was confirmed by the Senate on April 23, 1954, and received his commission on April 27th. He served until his death on August 3, 1964.[1] Dawson was succeeded in this position by Constance Motley.

Early life and education

  • Columbia University, A.B., 1921
  • Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1923[1]

Professional career

  • U.S. Army Private, World War II
  • Private practice, New York City, 1923-1954
  • Delegate, New York State Constitutional Convention, 1933[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of New York

Dawson was nominated by President Dwight Eisenhower on April 6, 1954, to a seat vacated by Henry Warren Goddard; he was confirmed by the Senate on April 23, 1954, and received his commission on April 27th. He served until his death on August 3, 1964.[1] Dawson was succeeded in this position by Constance Motley.

References

Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Henry Warren Goddard
Southern District of New York
1954–1964
Succeeded by:
Constance Motley