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Ellsworth Alfred Van Graafeiland

Biography of Ellsworth Alfred Van Graafeiland

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Van Graafeiland
  • First Name: Ellsworth
  • Middle Name: Alfred
  • Date of Birth: May , 11 , 1915
  • Place of Birth (POB): Rochester , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Date of Death: November , 20 , 2004
  • Place of Death (POD): Rochester , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Ellsworth Alfred Van Graafeiland Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Court of Appeals
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Gerald Ford ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 12/11/1974
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Friendly , Henry Jacob
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 12/11/1974
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 12/19/1974
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 12/20/1974
  • Commission Date: 12/21/1974
  • Retirement from Active Service: 05/11/1985
  • Date of Termination: 11/20/2004
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Ellsworth Alfred Van Graafeiland in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Rochester
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1937

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Cornell Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1940

Ellsworth Alfred Van Graafeiland Career Path


  • Private practice, Rochester, New York, 1940-1974


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