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Dudley Baldwin Bonsal

Biography of Dudley Baldwin Bonsal

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Bonsal
  • First Name: Dudley
  • Middle Name: Baldwin
  • Date of Birth: October , 6 , 1906
  • Place of Birth (POB): Bedford , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Date of Death: July , 22 , 1995
  • Place of Death (POD): Bedford , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Dudley Baldwin Bonsal 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: John F. Kennedy ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 01/15/1962
  • Judicial Recess Appointment date: 10/05/1961
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 75 Stat. 80
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 01/15/1962
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 03/15/1962
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/16/1962
  • Commission Date: 03/17/1962
  • Retirement from Active Service: 12/06/1976
  • Date of Termination: 07/22/1995
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Dudley Baldwin Bonsal in the Law School

  • Name of School: Dartmouth College
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1927

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Harvard Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1930

Dudley Baldwin Bonsal Career Path


  • Private practice, New York City, 1930-1942, 1945-1961
  • Chief counsel, U.S. Office of Inter-American Affairs, 1942-1945
  • Judge, U.S. Temporary Emergency Court of Appeals, 1977-1987
  • Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, September 23, 1961; no Senate vote


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