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Sweet, Robert Workman

Born 1922 in Yonkers, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on February 17, 1978, to a seat vacated by Inzer B. Wyatt. Confirmed by the Senate on April 25, 1978, and received commission on April 28, 1978. Assumed senior status on March 1, 1991.

Education:
Yale University, B.A., 1944
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1948

Professional Career:

U.S. Navy lieutenant junior grade, 1943-1946
Private practice, New York City, 1948-1953, 1955-1965, 1970-1978
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1953-1955
Counsel, New York State Interdepartmental Task Force on Youth and Juvenile Delinquency, 1958
Executive assistant, Mayor John V. Lindsay, New York City, 1966
Deputy mayor, New York City, 1966-1969
Consultant, Association for a Better New York, New York City, 1970-1975
Hearing officer, New York Transit Authority, Brooklyn, New York, 1975-1977