History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Wortendyke, Reynier Jacob Jr.
Born March 22, 1895, in Jersey City, NJ
Died December 26, 1975

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on April 18, 1955, to a new seat authorized by 68 Stat. 8. Confirmed by the Senate on June 7, 1955, and received commission on June 8, 1955. Assumed senior status on June 1, 1970. Service terminated on December 26, 1975, due to death.

Education:
Princeton University, A.B., 1916
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1922

Professional Career:
Township attorney, Millburn Township, New Jersey, 1930-1931, 1933-1935
Private practice, New Jersey, 1934-1952

 

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