Benjamin Nathan Cardozo

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Benjamin Nathan Cardozo
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Current Court Information:
Supreme Court of the United States
Title:   Former Justice
Position:   Seat #3
Service:
Appointed by:   Herbert Hoover
Active:   3/2/1932 - 7/9/1938
Preceded by:   Oliver Wendell Holmes
Succeeded by:   Felix Frankfurter
Past post:   State of New York Court of Appeals
Past chief:   1926-1932
Past term:   1917-1932
Past post 2:   Supreme Court of the State of New York
Past term 2:   1914-1917
Personal History
Born:   May 24, 1870
Hometown:   New York, NY
Deceased:   July 9, 1938
Undergraduate:   Columbia, 1889
Law School:   Columbia Law, 1890

Benjamin Nathan Cardozo (1870-1938) was an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. He was nominated to the Court by President Herbert Hoover in 1932. Prior to joining the Supreme Court, Cardozo was the Chief Justice for the State of New York Court of Appeals. He served on the Supreme Court until his death on July 9, 1938.[1]

Cardozo was one of three nominees of President Hoover's confirmed to the Supreme Court. He served during The Hughes Court.

Education

Cardozo received his A.B. degree from Columbia University in 1889 and his A.M. degree from Columbia Law School in 1890.[1]

Professional career

Judicial career

Supreme Court of the United States

Cardozo was nominated by President Herbert Hoover on February 15, 1932 to replace Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. Cardozo was confirmed by the Senate on February 24, 1932, and received commission on March 2, 1932. He served on this court until his death on July 9, 1938.[1] He was succeeded to this post by Justice Felix Frankfurter.

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Preceded by:
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Supreme Court
1932–1938
Seat #3
Succeeded by:
Felix Frankfurter
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