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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Southern District of New York|
|Appointed by:||Richard Nixon|
|Active:||12/19/1973 - 03/31/1987|
|Senior:||03/31/1987 - 07/09/2009|
|Preceded by:||Edmund Palmieri|
|Succeeded by:||Lawrence McKenna|
|Born:||March 27, 1920|
|Hometown:||Wichita Falls, TX|
|Deceased:||July 9, 2009|
|Undergraduate:||University of Texas, 1941|
|Law School:||University of Texas Law, 1942|
|Military service:||U.S. Navy, Reserves 1942 - 1945|
William Conner was a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. He joined the court in 1973 after being nominated by President Richard Nixon. He assumed senior status on Mach 31, 1987, and served until his death on July 9, 2009.
Early life and education
Conner served in the U.S. Naval Reserve from 1942 to 1945.
Conner spent his entire pre-judicial legal career as a private practice attorney in New York City from 1945 to 1974.
Southern District of New York
On the recommendation of U.S. Senators Jacob Javits and James Buckley, Conner was nominated by President Richard Nixon on November 9, 1973, to a seat vacated by Judge Edmund Palmieri. Conner was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on December 13, 1973, and received commission on December 19, 1973. Conner later assumed senior status on March 31, 1987, and served until his death on July 9, 2009.
- William Conner Biography from the Federal Judicial Center
- List of Article III judges of the Southern District of New York
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|Southern District of New York
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