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Charles L. Brieant

Biography of Charles L. Brieant Jr.

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Brieant
  • First Name: Charles
  • Middle Name: L.
  • Generational Suffix: Jr.
  • Date of Birth: March , 13 , 1923
  • Place of Birth (POB): Ossining , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Date of Death: July , 20 , 2008
  • Place of Death (POD): New York , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Charles L. Brieant Jr. Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Richard M. Nixon ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 06/24/1971
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: McGohey , John F.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 06/24/1971
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 07/28/1971
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 07/29/1971
  • Commission Date: 07/29/1971
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1986
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1993
  • Retirement from Active Service: 05/31/2007
  • Date of Termination: 07/20/2008
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Charles L. Brieant Jr. in the Law School

  • Name of School: Columbia University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1947

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Columbia Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1949

Charles L. Brieant Jr. Career Path


  • U.S. Army, Air Corps, 1943-1946
  • Private practice, White Plains, New York, 1949-1971
  • Water commissioner, Ossining, New York, 1948-1951
  • Town justice, Ossining, New York, 1952-1958
  • Village attorney, Briarcliff Manor, New York, 1958-1959
  • Special assistant district attorney, Westchester County, New York, 1958-1959
  • Town supervisor, Ossining, New York, 1960-1963
  • Assistant counsel, New York State Joint Legislative Committee on Fire Insurance, 1968
  • Member, Westchester County [New York] Board of Legislators, 1970-1971


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