History of the Federal Judiciary

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Kahn, Lawrence E.
Born 1937 in Troy, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
Nominated by William J. Clinton on April 18, 1996, to a seat vacated by Neal P. McCurn. Confirmed by the Senate on July 16, 1996, and received commission on August 1, 1996. Assumed senior status on August 1, 2007.

University of Oxford
Union College, A.B., 1959
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1962

Professional Career:
Private practice, Albany, New York, 1963-1973
Assistant corporation counsel, Albany, New York, 1963-1968
Judge, Albany County [New York] Surrogate's Court, 1973-1979
Justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, 1980-1996


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