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Brieant, Charles L., Jr.

Born March 13, 1923, in Ossining, NY
Died July 20, 2008, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on June 24, 1971, to a seat vacated by John F. McGohey. Confirmed by the Senate on July 29, 1971, and received commission on July 29, 1971. Served as chief judge, 1986-1993. Assumed senior status on May 31, 2007. Service terminated on July 20, 2008, due to death.

Columbia University, B.A., 1947
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1949

Professional Career:

U.S. Army, Air Corps, 1943-1946
Private practice, White Plains, New York, 1949-1971
Water commissioner, Ossining, New York, 1948-1951
Town justice, Ossining, New York, 1952-1958
Village attorney, Briarcliff Manor, New York, 1958-1959
Special assistant district attorney, Westchester County, New York, 1958-1959
Town supervisor, Ossining, New York, 1960-1963
Assistant counsel, New York State Joint Legislative Committee on Fire Insurance, 1968
Member, Westchester County [New York] Board of Legislators, 1970-1971
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1989-1995