History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Blumenfeld, Mosher Joseph
Born March 23, 1904, in St. Paul, MN
Died November 5, 1988, in Hartford, CT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on August 7, 1961, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80. Confirmed by the Senate on August 15, 1961, and received commission on August 15, 1961. Served as chief judge, 1971-1974. Assumed senior status on January 20, 1977. Service terminated on November 5, 1988, due to death.

University of Minnesota, B.A., 1925
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1928

Professional Career:
Private practice, Hartford, Connecticut, 1928-1961
Special assistant to U.S. attorney, District of Connecticut, 1942-1946


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