History of the Federal Judiciary

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Judd, Orrin Grimmell
Born September 6, 1906, in Brooklyn, NY
Died July 7, 1976

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on April 25, 1968, to a seat vacated by Walter Bruchhausen. Confirmed by the Senate on June 24, 1968, and received commission on July 17, 1968. Service terminated on July 7, 1976, due to death.

Colgate University, A.B., 1926
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1930

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Learned Hand, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1930-1931
Private practice, New York City, 1931-1943, 1946-1964, 1965-1968
Solicitor general, State of New York, 1943-1946
Special counsel for matters relating to the United Nations, Gov. Thomas Dewey, New York, 1946
Special hearing officer for conscientious objectors, U.S. Department of Justice, 1953-1958
Judge, Kings County [New York] Surrogate's Court, 1964

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