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Ryan, Sylvester J.
Died April 10, 1981, in New York, NY
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Received a recess appointment from Harry S Truman on November 1, 1947, to a seat vacated by Francis G. Caffey; nominated to the same position by Harry S Truman on November 24, 1947. Confirmed by the Senate on December 18, 1947, and received commission on December 20, 1947. Served as chief judge, 1959-1966. Assumed senior status on January 3, 1973. Service terminated on April 10, 1981, due to death.
City College of New York
Fordham University School of Law, LL.B., 1917
Private practice, New York City, 1918-1924
Chief assistant and acting district attorney, Bronx County, New York, 1924-1947
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1959-1968