History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Garth, Leonard I.
Born 1921 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on July 22, 1969, to a seat vacated by Thomas M. Madden. Confirmed by the Senate on December 17, 1969, and received commission on December 18, 1969. Service terminated on August 29, 1973, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on July 19, 1973, to a seat vacated by James Rosen. Confirmed by the Senate on August 3, 1973, and received commission on August 6, 1973. Assumed senior status on June 30, 1986.

Education:
Columbia University, B.A., 1942
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1952

Professional Career:
U.S. Army lieutenant, 1943-1946
Private practice, Paterson, New Jersey, 1952-1970
Lecturer, Rutgers Law School, 1978-
Lecturer, Seton Hall Law School, 1980-

 

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