John Cannella

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John Cannella
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Former Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   John F. Kennedy
Active:   7/3/1963 - 12/31/1977
Preceded by:   Irving Kaufman
Succeeded by:   Mary Lowe
Personal History
Born:   1908
Undergraduate:   Fordham College (1930)
Law School:   Fordham University School of Law (1933)



John Matthew Cannella (1908-1996) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Cannella was nominated by President John F. Kennedy on April 4, 1963, to a seat vacated by Irving Kaufman; he was confirmed by the Senate on June 28, 1963, and received his commission on July 3rd. He assumed senior status on December 31, 1977, and served in that position until his death on October 30, 1996.[1] Cannella was succeeded in this position by Mary Lowe.

Early life and education

  • Fordham College, B.S., 1930
  • Fordham University School of Law, LL.B., 1933[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, New York City, 1935-1940
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1940-1942
  • U.S. Coast Guard Executive Officer to the Intelligence Service, Third Naval District, 1942-1945
  • Assistant counsel, Office of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, New York City, 1945
  • Commissioner, New York State Department of Water Supply, Gas and Electricity, 1945-1948
  • Commissioner, New York State Department of Licenses, 1948-1949
  • Associate justice, New York Court of Special Sessions, 1949-1963[1]

Judicial career

Southern district of New York

Cannella was nominated by President John F. Kennedy on April 4, 1963, to a seat vacated by Irving Kaufman; he was confirmed by the Senate on June 28, 1963, and received his commission on July 3rd. He assumed senior status on December 31, 1977, and served in that position until his death on October 30, 1996.[1] Cannella was succeeded in this position by Mary Lowe.

References

Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Irving Kaufman
Southern District of New York
1963–1977
Succeeded by:
Mary Lowe