Edward Dimock

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Edward Dimock
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Service:
Appointed by:   Harry Truman
Active:   7/11/1951-7/28/1961
Preceded by:   George Murray Hulbert
Succeeded by:   Edward McLean
Personal History
Born:   1890
Undergraduate:   Yale College (1911)
Law School:   Harvard Law School (1914)

Edward Jordan Dimock (1890-1986) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Dimock was nominated by President Harry Truman on June 11, 1951, to a seat vacated by George Murray Hulbert; he was confirmed by the Senate on July 10, 1951, and received his commission on July 11th. Dimock was succeeded in this position by Edward McLean. He assumed senior status on July 28, 1961, and served until his death on March 17, 1986.[1]

Early life and education

  • Yale College, A.B., 1911
  • Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1914[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, New York City, 1914-1941
  • Lecturer, Yale Law School, 1941-1946
  • Editor, Official Law Reports, State of New York, 1942-1945
  • Chairman, Appeal Board, Office of Contract Settlement, Washington, DC, 1945-1948
  • Member, Appeal Board, Office of Contract Settlement, Washington, DC, 1948-1951[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of New York

Dimock was nominated by President Harry Truman on June 11, 1951, to a seat vacated by George Murray Hulbert; he was confirmed by the Senate on July 10, 1951, and received his commission on July 11th. Dimock was succeeded in this position by Edward McLean. He assumed senior status on July 28, 1961, and served until his death on March 17, 1986.[1]

References

Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
George Murray Hulbert
Southern District of New York
1951–1961
Succeeded by:
Edward McLean