History of the Federal Judiciary


  U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

   Chief Judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
 Number of chief judges who have served on the court: 15
Hand, Learned (1948-1951)
Swan, Thomas Walter (1951-1953)
Chase, Harrie Brigham (1953-1954)
Clark, Charles Edward (1954-1959)
Lumbard, Joseph Edward (1959-1971)
Friendly, Henry Jacob (1971-1973)
Kaufman, Irving Robert (1973-1980)
Feinberg, Wilfred (1980-1988)
Oakes, James Lowell (1988-1992)
Meskill, Thomas Joseph (1992-1993)
Newman, Jon Ormond (1993-1997)
Winter, Ralph K. Jr. (1997-2000)
Walker, John Mercer Jr. (2000-2006)
Jacobs, Dennis G. (2006-2013)
Katzmann, Robert A. (2013-present)

 

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