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Leonard Moore
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Current Court Information:
Second Circuit
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #4
Service:
Appointed by:   Dwight Eisenhower
Active:   2/27/1958 - 3/1/1971
Senior:   3/1/1971 - 12/7/1982
Preceded by:   Jerome Frank
Succeeded by:   Walter Mansfield
Personal History
Born:   July 2, 1898
Hometown:   Evanston, IL
Deceased:   December 7, 1982
Undergraduate:   Amherst College, A.B., 1919
Law School:   Columbia Law, LL.B., 1922
Military service:   U.S. Naval Reserve, 1918-1919



Leonard Page Moore (1898-1982) was a federal judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He joined the court in 1957 after an appointment from Dwight Eisenhower. At the time of appointment, he was a U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York. He assumed senior status on March 1, 1971, and served in that capacity until his death on December 7, 1982.[1]

Early life and education

  • Amherst College, A.B., 1919
  • Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1922[1]

Military service

  • U.S. Naval Reserve, 1918-1919[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, New York City, 1922-1953
  • U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, 1953-1957[1]

Judicial career

Second Circuit

Moore was nominated by President Dwight Eisenhower on September 6, 1957, to a seat vacated by Jerome Frank; he was nominated on January 13, 1958, confirmed by the Senate on February 25, 1958, and received his commission on February 27th. He assumed senior status on March 1, 1971, and served in that capacity until his death on December 7, 1982.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Jerome Frank
Second Circuit
1958–1971
Seat #4
Succeeded by:
Walter Mansfield