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Bryan, Frederick van Pelt

Born April 27, 1904, in Brooklyn, NY
Died April 17, 1978, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 18, 1956, to a seat vacated by William Bondy. Confirmed by the Senate on June 13, 1956, and received commission on June 19, 1956. Assumed senior status on April 1, 1972. Service terminated on April 17, 1978, due to death.

Columbia University, A.B., 1925
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1928

Professional Career:

Private practice, New York City, 1928-1933, 1946-1956
Assistant corporation counsel, New York City, 1933-1942; first assistant, 1938-1942
U.S. Army, 1942-1946
Member, Temporary State Commission to Study the Organizational Structure of the Government of the City of New York, 1953-1954
Counsel, Temporary Commission on the Courts of the State of New York, 1954-1956