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Leonard P. Moore

Leonard Page Moore (July 2, 1898 – December 7, 1982) was a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Leonard Page Moore
Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
In office
March 1, 1971 – December 7, 1982
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
In office
September 6, 1957 – March 1, 1971
Appointed byDwight D. Eisenhower
Preceded byJerome Frank
Succeeded byWalter R. Mansfield
Personal details
Born
Leonard Page Moore

(1898-07-02)July 2, 1898
Evanston, Illinois
DiedDecember 7, 1982(1982-12-07) (aged 84)
Mystic, Connecticut
EducationAmherst College (A.B.)
Columbia Law School (LL.B.)

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Education and careerEdit

Born in Evanston, Illinois, Moore was in the United States Naval Reserve from 1918 to 1919, and then received an Artium Baccalaureus from Amherst College in 1919 and an Bachelor of Laws from Columbia Law School in 1922. He entered private practice in New York City, New York from 1922 to 1953. From 1953 to 1957, Moore was United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York.[1]

Federal judicial serviceEdit

On September 6, 1957, Moore received a recess appointment from President Dwight D. Eisenhower to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated by the death of Judge Jerome Frank. Formally nominated by President Eisenhower to the same seat on January 13, 1958, Moore was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 25, 1958, and received his commission on February 27, 1958. He assumed senior status on March 1, 1971, serving in that capacity until his death on December 7, 1982, in Mystic, Connecticut.[1]

ClerkEdit

Michael S. Greco, former president of the American Bar Association, clerked for Moore.[citation needed]

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