History of the Federal Judiciary


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McCurn, Neal Peters
Born 1926 in Syracuse, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on September 28, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on October 31, 1979, and received commission on November 2, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1988-1993. Assumed senior status on April 6, 1993.

Education:
Syracuse University, A.B., 1950
Syracuse University College of Law, LL.B., 1952

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval Reserve cadet-midshipman, 1944-1946
Private practice, Syracuse, New York, 1952-1979
President, Syracuse [New York] Common Council, 1968-1979
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