John William Clancy

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John William Clancy
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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:   Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Active:   6/22/1936 - 4/3/1959
Preceded by:   49 Stat. 1491
Succeeded by:   Charles Metzner
Personal History
Born:   1899
Undergraduate:   Fordham College (1909)
Law School:   Fordham University School of Law (1912)



John William Clancy (1899-1969) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

He was nominated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on June 15, 1936 to a seat created by 49 Stat. 1491. He was confirmed by the Senate on June 20th, and received commission on June 22nd. From 1956 to 1959, he was the chief judge. Clancy was succeeded in this position by Charles Metzner. On April 3, 1959, he assumed senior status and continued to serve in this capacity until his death on March 2, 1969.[1]

Early life and education

  • Fordham College, B.A., 1909
  • Fordham University School of Law, LL.B., 1912[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, New York City, 1912-1936[1]

Judicial career

Southern district of New York

Clancy was nominated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on June 15, 1936 to a seat created by 49 Stat. 1491. He was confirmed by the Senate on June 20th, and received commission on June 22nd. From 1956 to 1959, he was the chief judge. Clancy was succeeded in this position by Charles Metzner. On April 3, 1959, he assumed senior status and continued to serve in this capacity until his death on March 2, 1969.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
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Southern District of New York
1936–1959
Succeeded by:
Charles Metzner
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