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Sidney Sugarman

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Sidney Sugarman
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #15
Service:
Appointed by:   Harry Truman
Active:   4/28/1950-6/29/1971
Preceded by:   63 Stat. 493
Succeeded by:   Charles Stewart
Personal History
Born:   1904
Law School:   Boston University School of Law (1925)

Sidney Sugarman (1904-1974) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Sugarman received a recess appointment from President Harry Truman on October 21, 1949, to a new seat created by 63 Stat. 493; he was nominated on January 5, 1950, confirmed by the Senate on April 28, 1950, and received commission on May 1st. He served as chief judge from 1966-1971. Sugarman was succeeded in this position by Charles Stewart. He assumed senior status on June 30, 1971, and served in that capacity until his death on August 9, 1974.[1]

Early life and education

  • Boston University School of Law, LL.B., 1925[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, New York City, 1927-1946
  • Counsel, Bronx County Clerk's Office, New York, 1939-1946
  • Special deputy comptroller, New York City, 1946-1949[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of New York

Sugarman received a recess appointment from President Harry Truman on October 21, 1949, to a new seat created by 63 Stat. 493; he was nominated on January 5, 1950, confirmed by the Senate on April 28, 1950, and received commission on May 1st. He served as chief judge from 1966-1971. Sugarman was succeeded in this position by Charles Stewart. He assumed senior status on June 30, 1971, and served in that capacity until his death on August 9, 1974.[1]

References

Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
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Southern District of New York
1950–1971
Succeeded by:
Charles Stewart