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Straub, Chester J.
Born 1937 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on February 11, 1998, to a seat vacated by Joseph M. McLaughlin. Confirmed by the Senate on June 1, 1998, and received commission on June 3, 1998. Assumed senior status on July 16, 2008.

Education:
St. Peter`s College, B.A., 1958
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.B., 1961

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1963-1998
State assemblyman, New York, 1967-1972
State senator, New York, 1973-1975
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