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Lumbard, Joseph Edward

Born August 18, 1901, in New York, NY
Died June 3, 1999, in Fairfield, CT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 13, 1955, to a seat vacated by John Marshall Harlan. Confirmed by the Senate on July 11, 1955, and received commission on July 12, 1955. Served as chief judge, 1959-1971. Assumed senior status on July 20, 1971. Service terminated on June 3, 1999, due to death.

Fordham University School of Law
Harvard University, A.B., 1922
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1925

Professional Career:

Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1925-1927, 1931-1933; chief, Criminal Division, 1931-1933
Special assistant attorney general, State of New York, 1928-1929, 1930, 1936, 1942
Private practice, New York City, 1929-1931, 1934-1953
Justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, 1947
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1953-1955
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1960-1971