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Ward, Robert Joseph

Born January 31, 1926, in New York, NY
Died August 5, 2003, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on September 25, 1972, to a seat vacated by Frederick van Pelt Bryan. Confirmed by the Senate on October 12, 1972, and received commission on October 17, 1972. Assumed senior status on February 1, 1991. Service terminated on August 5, 2003, due to death.

Harvard College, B.S., 1945
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1949

Professional Career:

U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant junior grade, 1944-1946
Private practice, New York City, 1949-1951, 1961-1972
Assistant district attorney, New York County, New York, 1951-1955
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1956-1961