History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Platt, Thomas Collier Jr.
Born 1925 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on January 31, 1974, to a seat vacated by George Rosling. Confirmed by the Senate on March 1, 1974, and received commission on March 8, 1974. Served as chief judge, 1988-1995. Assumed senior status on February 1, 2001.

Yale University, B.A., 1947
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1950

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1943-1946
Private practice, New York City, 1950-1953, 1956-1974
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of New York, 1953-1956
Village attorney, Laurel Hollow, New York, 1958-1974
Acting village police justice, Lloyd Harbor, New York, 1958-1963


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