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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.

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