Milton Pollack

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Milton Pollack
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #23
Service:
Appointed by:   Lyndon Johnson
Active:   6/12/1967 - 9/29/1983
Preceded by:   Wilfred Feinberg
Succeeded by:   Peter Leisure
Personal History
Born:   1906
Undergraduate:   Columbia University (1927)
Law School:   Columbia Law School (1929)



Milton Pollack (1906-2004) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Pollack was nominated by President Lyndon Johnson on May 24, 1967, to a seat vacated by Wilfred Feinberg; he was confirmed by the Senate on June 12, 1967, and received commission that same day. Pollack was succeeded in this position by Peter Leisure. He assumed senior status on September 29, 1983, and served in that capacity until his death on August 13, 2004.

Pollack was the 1994 recipient of the Edward J. Devitt Distinguished Service to Justice Award.[1]

Early life and education

  • Columbia University, B.A., 1927
  • Columbia Law School, J.D., 1929[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, New York City, 1929-1967[1]

Awards and associations

Judicial career

Southern district of New York

Pollack was nominated by President Lyndon Johnson on May 24, 1967, to a seat vacated by Wilfred Feinberg; he was confirmed by the Senate on June 12, 1967, and received commission that same day. Pollack was succeeded in this position by Peter Leisure. He assumed senior status on September 29, 1983, and served in that capacity until his death on August 13, 2004.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Wilfred Feinberg
Southern District of New York
1967–1983
Succeeded by:
Peter Leisure