Matthew Abruzzo

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Matthew Abruzzo
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #6
Service:
Appointed by:   Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Active:   2/15/1936 - 2/15/1966
Senior:   2/15/1966 - 5/28/1971
Preceded by:   49 Stat. 659
Succeeded by:   Anthony Travia
Personal History
Born:   April 30, 1889
Hometown:   Brooklyn, NY
Deceased:   May 28, 1971
Law School:   Brookyln Law, LL.B., 1910
Matthew T. Abruzzo (1889-1971) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He joined the court in 1936 after an appointment from Franklin Delano Roosevelt. At the time of appointment, Abruzzo was a private practice attorney in New York. On February 15, 1966, he assumed senior status and continued to serve in this capacity until his death on May 28, 1971.[1]

Early life and education

  • Brooklyn Law School, LL.B., 1910[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Brooklyn, New York, 1910-1936[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of New York

Abruzzo was nominated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on February 3, 1936 to a seat created by 49 Stat. 659. He was confirmed by the Senate on February 12th, and received commission on February 15th. On February 15, 1966, he assumed senior status and continued to serve in this capacity until his death on May 28, 1971.[1] Abruzzo was succeeded in this position by Anthony Travia.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
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Eastern District of New York
1936–1966
Seat #6
Succeeded by:
Anthony Travia


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