Lloyd MacMahon

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Lloyd McMahon
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #17
Service:
Appointed by:   Dwight Eisenhower
Active:   9/10/1959 - 5/31/1982
Preceded by:   Lawrence Walsh
Succeeded by:   John Keenan
Personal History
Born:   1912
Undergraduate:   Cornell University (1936)
Law School:   Cornell Law School (1938)

Lloyd Francis MacMahon (1912-1989) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

MacMahon was nominated by President Dwight Eisenhower on March 10, 1959, to a seat vacated by Lawrence Walsh; he was confirmed by the Senate on September 9, 1959, and received his commission on September 10th. He served as chief judge from 1980-1982. MacMahon was succeeded in this position by John Keenan. He assumed senior status on May 31, 1982, and served until his death on April 8, 1989.[1]

Early life and education

  • Cornell University, A.B., 1936
  • Cornell Law School, LL.B., 1938[1]

Professional career

  • U.S. Naval Reserve Lieutenant, 1944-1945
  • Private practice, New York City, 1942-1953
  • Chief assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1953-1955
  • U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1955
  • Private practice, New York City, 1955-1959[1]

Judicial career

Southern district of New York

MacMahon was nominated by President Dwight Eisenhower on March 10, 1959, to a seat vacated by Lawrence Walsh; he was confirmed by the Senate on September 9, 1959, and received his commission on September 10th. He served as chief judge from 1980-1982. MacMahon was succeeded in this position by John Keenan. He assumed senior status on May 31, 1982, and served until his death on April 8, 1989.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Lawrence Walsh
Southern District of New York
1959–1982
Succeeded by:
John Keenan