History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Broderick, Vincent Lyons
Born April 26, 1920, in New York, NY
Died March 3, 1995, in Needham, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by Gerald Ford on August 26, 1976, to a seat vacated by Harold R. Tyler, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on September 23, 1976, and received commission on October 4, 1976. Assumed senior status on December 1, 1988. Service terminated on March 3, 1995, due to death.

Princeton University, A.B., 1941
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1948

Professional Career:
U.S. Army captain, Corps of Engineers, 1942-1946
Private practice, New York City, 1948-1954, 1965-1966, 1971-1976
Deputy commissioner for legal matters, New York City Police Department, 1954-1956
General counsel, National Association of Investment Companies, 1956-1961
Chief assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1961-1962, 1962-1965
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1962
Police commissioner, New York City, 1965-1966


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