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Richard Cardamone

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Richard Cardamone
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Station:   New York, NY
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   10/29/1981-11/13/1993
Senior:   11/13/1993-Present
Preceded by:   William Mulligan
Succeeded by:   Jose Cabranes
Past post:   New York Supreme Court
Past term:   1963-1981
Personal History
Born:   1925
Hometown:   Utica, NY
Undergraduate:   Harvard University, 1948
Law School:   Syracuse University Law School, 1952
Military service:   U.S. Navy, 1943-1946

Richard J. Cardamone is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He joined the court in 1981 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. At the time of appointment, je served as a justice for the New York Supreme Court. He assumed senior status on November 13, 1993.[1]

Early life and education

Cardamone was born in Utica, New York in 1925, and later graduated from Harvard University with his bachelor's degree in 1948. Cardamone went on to further his education by attending, and subsequently graduating from Syracuse University College of Law with his Bachelor of Law degree in 1952.[1]

Military service

Richard Cardamone enlisted in the U.S. Navy shortly before the end of World War II, and served from 1943 to 1946.[1]

Professional career

After Cardamone's three year service in the Navy, he attended Harvard University and earned his bachelor's Degree. Cardamone subsequently went into private practice from 1952 to 1962 at Utica, New York, his place of birth. Afterwords, Cardamone became a justice on the New York Supreme Court from 1963 to 1981.[1]

Judicial career

Second Circuit

Richard Cardamone was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit by Ronald Reagan on October 1, 1981 to a seat vacated by William Mulligan. He was later confirmed on October 29, 1981 and received commission on the same day. Cardamone assumed senior status on November 13, 1993. He was succeeded to this position by Jose Cabranes.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
William Mulligan
Second Circuit
Seat #2
Succeeded by:
Jose Cabranes