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Tenney, Charles Henry
Born January 28, 1911, in New York, NY
Died November 11, 1994, in Islip, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on July 22, 1963, to a seat vacated by Alexander Bicks. Confirmed by the Senate on December 5, 1963, and received commission on December 12, 1963. Assumed senior status on January 31, 1979. Service terminated on November 11, 1994, due to death.

Education:
Yale University, A.B., 1933
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1936

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1936-1942
U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant commander, 1942-1946
Private practice, New York City, 1946-1955
Commissioner, New York City Department of Investigation, 1955-1958
Corporation counsel, New York City, 1958-1961
City administrator, New York City, 1961-1962
Deputy mayor, New York City, 1962-1964

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