History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Croake, Thomas Francis
Born January 22, 1902, in Saranac Lake, NY
Died July 21, 1978, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on September 14, 1961, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80. Confirmed by the Senate on September 21, 1961, and received commission on September 22, 1961. Assumed senior status on January 31, 1972. Service terminated on July 21, 1978, due to death.

Albany Law School, LL.B., 1925

Professional Career:
Acting judge, Plattsburgh [New York] Town Court, 1926-1927
Corporation counsel, Plattsburgh, New York, 1928-1932
Judge, Clinton County [New York] Court, 1932-1938


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