Simon Rifkind

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Simon Rifkind
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #4
Service:
Appointed by:   Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Active:   6/6/1941 - 5/24/1950
Preceded by:   Robert Porter Patterson, Sr.
Succeeded by:   Edward Weinfeld
Personal History
Born:   1901
Undergraduate:   City College of New York (1922)
Law School:   Columbia Law School (1925)

Simon Hirsch Rifkind (1901-1995) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Rifkind was nominated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on April 25, 1941, to a seat vacated by Robert Porter Patterson, Sr.; he was confirmed by the Senate on June 3, 1941, and received commission on June 6th. He resigned on May 24, 1950.[1] Rifkind was succeeded in this position by Edward Weinfeld.

Early life and education

  • City College of New York, B.S., 1922
  • Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1925[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, New York City, 1926-1930
  • Administrative assistant to U.S. Sen. Robert F. Wagner, 1927-1933
  • Private practice, New York City, 1933-1941
  • Private practice, New York City, 1950-1995[1]

Judicial career

Southern district of New York

Rifkind was nominated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on April 25, 1941, to a seat vacated by Robert Porter Patterson, Sr.; he was confirmed by the Senate on June 3, 1941, and received commission on June 6th. He resigned on May 24, 1950.[1] Rifkind was succeeded in this position by Edward Weinfeld.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Robert Porter Patterson, Sr.
Southern District of New York
1941–1950
Succeeded by:
Edward Weinfeld