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John Bright
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #12T
Service:
Appointed by:   Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Active:   6/3/1941 - 3/24/1948
Preceded by:   54 Stat. 219
Succeeded by:   Samuel Kaufman
Personal History
Born:   1884
Law School:   Read Law (1906)



John Bright (1884-1948) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Bright was nominated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on April 25, 1941, to a new seat created by 54 Stat. 219; he was confirmed by the Senate on June 3, 1941, and received commission June 6th. He served until his death on March 24, 1948.[1] Bright was succeeded in this position by Samuel Kaufman.

Early life and education

  • Read law, 1906[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Middletown, New York, 1906-1941
  • Corporation counsel, City of Middletown, New York, 1910-1917
  • Director, Orange County Trust Company, 1914[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of New York

Bright was nominated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on April 25, 1941, to a new seat created by 54 Stat. 219; he was confirmed by the Senate on June 3, 1941, and received commission June 6th. He served until his death on March 24, 1948.[1] Bright was succeeded in this position by Samuel Kaufman.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
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Southern District of New York
1941–1948
Succeeded by:
Samuel Kaufman