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Zavatt, Joseph Carmine

Born September 19, 1900, in Lawrence, NY
Died August 31, 1985

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on June 21, 1957, to a seat vacated by Clarence G. Galston. Confirmed by the Senate on August 5, 1957, and received commission on August 7, 1957. Served as chief judge, 1962-1969. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1970. Service terminated on August 31, 1985, due to death.

Columbia College, B.A., 1922
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1924

Professional Career:

U.S. Army private, 1918-1919
Private practice, Nassau County, New York, 1927-1957
Instructor, School of Business Administration, New York University, 1930-1933
Counsel, New York State Legislature, 1948-1953