History of the Federal Judiciary

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Spatt, Arthur Donald
Born 1925 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on October 25, 1989, to a seat vacated by Henry Bramwell. Confirmed by the Senate on November 21, 1989, and received commission on November 27, 1989. Assumed senior status on December 1, 2004.

Brooklyn Law School, LL.B., 1949

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy navigation petty officer, 1944-1946
Private practice, New York City, 1949-1978
Justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Tenth Judicial District, 1978-1982
Administrative judge, Nassau County, New York, 1982-1986
Associate justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department, 1986-1989


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