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Burke, Harold P.

Born June 6, 1895, in Rochester, NY
Died July 17, 1981, in Rochester, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on April 27, 1937, to a seat vacated by Harlan W. Rippey. Confirmed by the Senate on June 15, 1937, and received commission on June 18, 1937. Served as chief judge, 1955-1967. Assumed senior status on June 15, 1981. Service terminated on July 17, 1981, due to death.

Notre Dame Law School, LL.B., 1916

Professional Career:

U.S. Army
Private practice, Rochester, New York, 1920-1931
Assistant attorney general, State of New York, 1931-1934
Corporate counsel for Rochester, New York, 1934-1937