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Peter Keeton Leisure

Biography of Peter Keeton Leisure

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Leisure
  • First Name: Peter
  • Middle Name: Keeton
  • Date of Birth: March , 21 , 1929
  • Place of Birth (POB): New York , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Date of Death: September , 17 , 2013
  • Place of Death (POD): New York , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Peter Keeton Leisure 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: Ronald Reagan ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 05/25/1984
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Pollack , Milton
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 05/29/1984
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 06/14/1984
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 06/15/1984
  • Commission Date: 06/15/1984
  • Retirement from Active Service: 03/21/1997
  • Date of Termination: 09/17/2013
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Peter Keeton Leisure in the Law School

  • Name of School: Yale University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1952

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Columbia Law School

Third Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Virginia School of Law
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws ( LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1958

Peter Keeton Leisure Career Path


  • U.S. Army lieutenant, Artillery, 1953-1955
  • Private practice, New York City, 1958-1961, 1966-1984
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1962-1966


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This entry was last updated: October 9, 2015

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