History of the Federal Judiciary


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Conger, Edward A.
Born January 7, 1882, in Poughkeepsie, NY
Died August 7, 1963, in Poughkeepsie, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 10, 1938, to a new seat authorized by 52 Stat. 584. Confirmed by the Senate on June 16, 1938, and received commission on June 24, 1938. Assumed senior status on October 20, 1954. Service terminated on August 7, 1963, due to death.

Education:
New York University School of Law
Read law, 1904

Professional Career:
Assistant district attorney, Dutchess County, New York, 1908-1913
District attorney, Dutchess County, New York, 1913-1915
Judge, Poughkeepsie [New York] City Court, 1915-1919
Private practice, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1919-1938

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