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Charles Metzner

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Charles Metzner
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #10
Service:
Appointed by:   Dwight Eisenhower
Active:   9/10/1959 - 9/30/1977
Preceded by:   John William Clancy
Succeeded by:   Leonard Sand
Personal History
Born:   1912
Undergraduate:   Columbia University (1931)
Law School:   Columbia Law School (1933)

Charles Miller Metzner (1912-present) is a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Metzner was nominated by President Dwight Eisenhower on April 15, 1959, to a seat vacated by John William Clancy; he was confirmed by the Senate on September 9, 1959, and received his commission on September 10th. Metzner was succeeded in this position by Leonard Sand. He assumed senior status on September 30, 1977, and served in that position until his death on November 30, 2009.

Of the 165 judges nominated by President Eisenhower to the federal bench, as of July 2009, Metzner was the last remaining judge.

Early life and education

  • Columbia University, A.B., 1931[1]
  • Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1933[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, New York City, 1933-1934[1]
  • Research assistant, Judicial Council of the State of New York, 1934-1941[1]
  • Counsel, General Jewish Council, 1941[1]
  • Law secretary, Hon. William C. Hecht, Supreme Court of New York, 1942-1953[1]
  • Executive assistant to Attorney General of the United States Herbert Brownell, 1953-1954[1]
  • Private practice, New York City, 1955-1959[1]
  • Member, State Law Revision Commission of New York, 1959[1]
  • Member, Temporary Emergency Court of Appeals for the United States, 1979-1993[1]

Professional career

Southern district of New York

Metzner was nominated by President Dwight Eisenhower on April 15, 1959, to a seat vacated by John William Clancy; he was confirmed by the Senate on September 9, 1959, and received his commission on September 10th.[1] Metzner was succeeded in this position by Leonard Sand. He assumed senior status on September 30, 1977, and served in that position until his death on November 30, 2009.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
John William Clancy
Southern District of New York
1959–1977
Succeeded by:
Leonard Sand