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William Herlands
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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:   Dwight Eisenhower
Active:   6/27/1956 - 8/28/1969
Preceded by:   Edward Conger
Succeeded by:   Lawrence Pierce
Personal History
Born:   1905

William Bernard Herlands (1905-1969) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Herlands received a recess appointment from President Dwight Eisenhower on August 12, 1955, to a seat vacated by Edward Conger; he was then nominated on January 12, 1956, confirmed by the Senate on June 26, 1956, and received his commission on June 27th. He served until his death on August 28, 1969.[1] Herlands was succeeded in this position by Lawrence Pierce.

Early life and education

  • College of the City of New York, B.S., 1925
  • Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1928[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, New York City, 1928-1931
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1931-1934
  • Assistant corporate counsel, New York City, 1934-1935
  • Assistant to the special prosecutor of New York County, NY, 1935-1937
  • Commissioner of investigation, New York City, 1938-1944
  • Judge, New York Court of Domestic Relations, 1940
  • Private practice, New York City, 1940-1954
  • Special assistant state attorney general, New York, 1944-1945
  • Special prosecutor, Richmond County, NY, 1951-1954
  • Member, New York State Board of Mediation, 1950-1954
  • Special counsel, New York State Tax Commission, 1953-1954
  • State commissioner of investigation, New York, 1954-1955[1]

Judicial career

Southern district of New York

Herlands received a recess appointment from President Dwight Eisenhower on August 12, 1955, to a seat vacated by Edward Conger; he was then nominated on January 12, 1956, confirmed by the Senate on June 26, 1956, and received his commission on June 27th. He served until his death on August 28, 1969.[1] Herlands was succeeded in this position by Lawrence Pierce.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Edward Conger
Southern District of New York
1956–1969
Succeeded by:
Lawrence Pierce