Edward Weinfeld

Edward Weinfeld (May 14, 1901 – January 17, 1988) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Edward Weinfeld
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
In office
August 5, 1950 – January 17, 1988
Appointed byHarry S. Truman
Preceded bySimon H. Rifkind
Succeeded byJohn S. Martin Jr.
Personal details
Born
Edward Weinfeld

(1901-05-14)May 14, 1901
New York City, New York
DiedJanuary 17, 1988(1988-01-17) (aged 86)
New York City, New York
EducationNew York University School of Law (LL.B., LL.M.)

Education and careerEdit

Born on May 14, 1901, in New York City, New York, Weinfeld received a Bachelor of Laws in 1921 from the New York University School of Law and a Master of Laws in 1922 from the same institution. He served as chief counsel for the New York State Legislative Committee Investigating Bondholders Commission in 1935. He was the Commissioner of Housing for the State of New York from 1939 to 1942. He was Vice President and Director of the Citizens Housing and Planning Council for the State of New York from 1943 to 1950.[1]

Federal judicial serviceEdit

Weinfeld was nominated by President Harry S. Truman on July 10, 1950, to a seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York vacated by Judge Simon H. Rifkind. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 1, 1950, and received his commission on August 5, 1950. He was a member of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation from 1968 to 1978. His service terminated on January 17, 1988, due to his death in New York City.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Weinfeld, Edward - Federal Judicial Center". www.fjc.gov.
  2. ^ Lubasch, Arnold H. (18 January 1988). "Judge Edward Weinfeld, 86, Dies; On U.S. Bench Nearly 4 Decades" – via NYTimes.com.

SourcesEdit

Legal offices
Preceded by
Simon H. Rifkind
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
1950–1988
Succeeded by
John S. Martin Jr.