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Edward Weinfeld

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Edward Weinfeld
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #4
Service:
Appointed by:   Harry Truman
Active:   8/5/1950 - 1/17/1988
Preceded by:   Simon Rifkind
Succeeded by:   John S. Martin, Jr.
Personal History
Born:   1901
Law School:   New York University School of Law, (1921), (1922)

Edward Weinfeld (1901-1988) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Weinfeld was nominated by President Harry Truman on July 10, 1950, to a seat vacated by Simon Rifkind; he was confirmed by the Senate on August 1, 1950, and received his commission on August 5th. He served until his death on January 17, 1988.[1] Weinfeld was succeeded in this position by John S. Martin, Jr..

Early life and education

  • New York University School of Law, LL.B., 1921
  • New York University School of Law, LL.M., 1922[1]

Professional career

  • Chief counsel, New York State Legislative Committee Investigating Bondholders Commission., 1935
  • Commissioner of housing, New York State, 1939-1942
  • Vice president and director, Citizens Housing and Planning Council, State of New York, 1943-50[1]

Judicial career

Southern district of New York

Weinfeld was nominated by President Harry Truman on July 10, 1950, to a seat vacated by Simon Rifkind; he was confirmed by the Senate on August 1, 1950, and received his commission on August 5th. He served until his death on January 17, 1988.[1] Weinfeld was succeeded in this position by John S. Martin, Jr..

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Simon Rifkind
Southern District of New York
1950–1988
Succeeded by:
John S. Martin, Jr.