History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Moore, Leonard Page
Born July 2, 1898, in Evanston, IL
Died December 7, 1982, in Mystic, CT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Received a recess appointment from Dwight D. Eisenhower on September 6, 1957, to a seat vacated by Jerome New Frank; nominated to the same position by Dwight D. Eisenhower on January 13, 1958. Confirmed by the Senate on February 25, 1958, and received commission on February 27, 1958. Assumed senior status on March 1, 1971. Service terminated on December 7, 1982, due to death.

Education:
Amherst College, A.B., 1919
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1922

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1918-1919
Private practice, New York City, 1922-1953
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, 1953-1957

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, March 19, 1957; no Senate vote

 

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