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Thomas Day Thacher

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Thomas Day Thacher
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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:   Calvin Coolidge
Active:   1/21/1925 - 4/10/1930
Preceded by:   Learned Hand
Succeeded by:   Robert Porter Patterson, Sr.
Personal History
Born:   1881
Undergraduate:   Yale University (1904)
Law School:   Yale Law School, Read Law (1906)

Thomas Day Thacher (1881-1950) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

He was nominated by President Calvin Coolidge on January 9, 1925 to replace Learned Hand. He was confirmed on January 19th and received commission on January 21st. He served until April 10, 1930, when he resigned.[1] Thacher was succeeded in this position by Robert Porter Patterson, Sr..

Early life and education

  • Yale Law School
  • Yale University, B.A., 1904
  • Read law, 1906[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, New York City, 1906-1907
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1907-1910
  • Private practice, New York City, 1910-1917
  • Major, American Red Cross Commission to Russia, 1917-1918
  • Private practice, New York City, 1918-1925
  • Solicitor General of the United States, 1930-1933
  • Private practice, New York City, 1933-1943
  • Corporation counsel, New York City, 1943
  • Judge, New York State Court of Appeals, 1943-1948[1]

Judicial career

Southern district of New York

Thacher was nominated by President Calvin Coolidge on January 9, 1925 to replace Learned Hand. He was confirmed on January 19th and received commission on January 21st. He served until April 10, 1930, when he resigned.[1] Thacher was succeeded in this position by Robert Porter Patterson, Sr..

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Learned Hand
Southern District of New York
1925–1930
Succeeded by:
Robert Porter Patterson, Sr.
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