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Cannella, John Matthew

Born February 8, 1908, in New York, NY
Died October 30, 1996, in Glen Cove, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on April 4, 1963, to a seat vacated by Irving R. Kaufman. Confirmed by the Senate on June 28, 1963, and received commission on July 3, 1963. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on December 31, 1977. Service terminated on October 30, 1996, due to death.

Fordham College, B.S., 1930
Fordham University School of Law, LL.B., 1933

Professional Career:

Private practice, New York City, 1935-1940
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1940-1942
U.S. Coast Guard executive officer to the intelligence service, Third Naval District, 1942-1945
Assistant counsel, Office of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, New York City, 1945
Commissioner, New York State Department of Water Supply, Gas and Electricity, 1945-1948
Commissioner, New York State Department of Licenses, 1948-1949
Associate justice, New York Court of Special Sessions, 1949-1963