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Joseph Edward Lumbard

Biography of Joseph Edward Lumbard

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Lumbard
  • First Name: Joseph
  • Middle Name: Edward
  • Date of Birth: August , 18 , 1901
  • Place of Birth (POB): New York , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Date of Death: June , 3 , 1999
  • Place of Death (POD): Fairfield , Connecticut (US-CT, CT, 09, Conn., Ct.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Joseph Edward Lumbard 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: Dwight D. Eisenhower ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 05/13/1955
  • Seat vacated by: Harlan , John Marshall
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 05/13/1955
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 07/07/1955
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 07/11/1955
  • Commission Date: 07/12/1955
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1959
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1971
  • Retirement from Active Service: 07/20/1971
  • Date of Termination: 06/03/1999
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Joseph Edward Lumbard in the Law School

  • Name of School: Harvard University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1922

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Fordham University School of Law

Third Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Harvard Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws ( LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1925

Joseph Edward Lumbard Career Path


  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1925-1927, 1931-1933; chief, Criminal Division, 1931-1933
  • Special assistant attorney general, State of New York, 1928-1929, 1930, 1936, 1942
  • Private practice, New York City, 1929-1931, 1934-1953
  • Justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, 1947
  • U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1953-1955


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