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Joseph Lumbard

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Joseph Lumbard
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Current Court Information:
Second Circuit
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Station:   New York, NY
Service:
Appointed by:   Dwight Eisenhower
Active:   7/12/1955 - 7/20/1971
Chief:   1959-1971
Senior:   7/20/1971 - 6/3/1999
Preceded by:   John Harlan II
Succeeded by:   William Mulligan
Personal History
Born:   August 18, 1901
Hometown:   New York, NY
Deceased:   June 3, 1999
Undergraduate:   Harvard, A.B., 1922
Law School:   Harvard Law, LL.B., 1925
Joseph Edward Lumbard (1901-1999) was a federal judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He joined the court in 1955 after an appointment from Dwight Eisenhower. At the time of appointment, he was a U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. He served as chief judge from 1959 until he assumed senior status on July 20, 1971. He served until his death on June 3, 1999.[1]

Early life and education

  • Fordham University School of Law
  • Harvard University, A.B., 1922
  • Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1925[1]

Professional career

  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1925-1927
  • Special assistant state attorney general, New York, 1928-1929, 1930, 1936, 1942
  • Private practice, New York City, 1929-1931
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Chief of Criminal Division, Southern District of New York, 1931-1933
  • Private practice, New York City, 1934-1953
  • Justice, Supreme Court of New York, 1947
  • U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1953-1955[1]

Judicial career

Second Circuit

Lumbard was nominated by President Eisenhower on May 13, 1955, to a seat vacated by John Harlan II; he was confirmed by the Senate on July 11, 1955, and received his commission on July 12th. He served as chief judge from 1959 until he assumed senior status on July 20, 1971. He served until his death on June 3, 1999. He was succeeded to this post by William Mulligan.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
John Harlan II
Second Circuit
1955–1971
Seat #2
Succeeded by:
William Mulligan