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Julius Marshuetz Mayer (September 5, 1865 – November 20, 1925) was a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and previously was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Julius Marshuetz Mayer
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Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
In office
October 5, 1921 – July 31, 1924
Appointed byWarren G. Harding
Preceded byHenry Galbraith Ward
Succeeded byLearned Hand
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
In office
February 26, 1912 – October 13, 1921
Appointed byWilliam Howard Taft
Preceded byGeorge Bethune Adams
Succeeded byWilliam Bondy
Personal details
Born
Julius Marshuetz Mayer

(1865-09-05)September 5, 1865
New York City, New York
DiedNovember 20, 1925(1925-11-20) (aged 60)
New York City, New York
EducationCity College of New York (A.B.)
Columbia Law School (LL.B.)

Education and careerEdit

Born on September 5, 1865, in New York City, New York, Mayer received an Artium Baccalaureus degree in 1884 from the City College of New York and a Bachelor of Laws in 1886 from Columbia Law. He entered private practice in New York City from 1886 to 1912. He was counsel for the New York State Excise Board from 1895 to 1896. He was counsel for the New York City Building Department from 1897 to 1898. He was a Justice of the New York Court of Special Sessions from 1902 to 1903. He was Attorney General of New York from 1903 to 1907.[1]

Federal judicial serviceEdit

Mayer was nominated by President William Howard Taft on February 19, 1912, to a seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York vacated by Judge George Bethune Adams. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 26, 1912, and received his commission the same day. His service terminated on October 13, 1921, due to his elevation to the Second Circuit.[1]

Mayer was nominated by President Warren G. Harding on September 22, 1921, to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated by Judge Henry Galbraith Ward. He was confirmed by the Senate on October 5, 1921, and received his commission the same day. His service terminated on July 31, 1924, due to his resignation.[1]

Later career and deathEdit

After his resignation from the federal bench, Mayer resumed private practice in New York City from 1924 to 1925. He died on November 20, 1925, in New York City.[1]

ReferencesEdit

SourcesEdit

  • Julius Marshuetz Mayer at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
  • "The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians: Maya to Maynadier". politicalgraveyard.com.
  • "Complete List of NYS Attorneys General". web.archive.org. 21 May 2006.
  • "Deuel Succeeds Mayer" (PDF). The New York Times. December 15, 1903.
  • "The Republican Nominees" (PDF). The New York Times. September 16, 1904.
Legal offices
Preceded by
John Cunneen
Attorney General of New York
1905–1906
Succeeded by
William S. Jackson
Preceded by
George Bethune Adams
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
1912–1921
Succeeded by
William Bondy
Preceded by
Henry Galbraith Ward
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
1921–1924
Succeeded by
Learned Hand