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Shirley Kram

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Shirley Kram
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #11T
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   03/02/1983 - 05/22/1993
Senior:   05/23/1993 - 08/21/2009
Preceded by:   Lawrence Pierce
Succeeded by:   John Koeltl
Personal History
Born:   December 25, 1922
Hometown:   New York, NY
Deceased:   August 21, 2009
Law School:   Brooklyn Law, 1950

Shirley W. Kram was a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. She joined the court in 1983 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. Kram passed away on August 21, 2009.[1]

Early life and ecuation

Kram graduated from Brooklyn Law School with her Bachelor of Laws degree in 1950.[1]

Professional career

  • 1971-1983: Family Court Judge, New York Family Courts
  • 1962-1971: Assistant Attorney in charge of Mental Health Division, Legal Aid Society
  • 1954-1960: Attorney in private practice
  • 1951-1953: Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Society of New York City[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of New York

On the recommendation of U.S. Senator Al D'Amato, Kram was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on January 31, 1983, to a seat vacated by Judge Lawrence Pierce. Kram was confirmed by the Senate on March 2, 1983, and received commission on March 2, 1983. Kram later assumed senior status on May 23, 1993.[1] Kram passed away on August 21, 2009.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Lawrence Pierce
Southern District of New York
1983–1993
Succeeded by:
John Koeltl


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