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Samuel Mandelbaum (September 20, 1884 – November 20, 1946) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Samuel Mandelbaum
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
In office
June 22, 1936 – November 20, 1946
Appointed byFranklin D. Roosevelt
Preceded bySeat established by 49 Stat. 1491
Succeeded byHarold Medina
Personal details
Born
Samuel Mandelbaum

(1884-09-20)September 20, 1884
Russian Empire
DiedNovember 20, 1946(1946-11-20) (aged 62)
University Place, New York
EducationNew York University School of Law (LL.B., LL.M.)

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Education and careerEdit

Born on September 20, 1884, in the Russian Empire, Mandelbaum received a Bachelor of Laws in 1912 from New York University School of Law and a Master of Laws in 1913 from the same institution. He entered private practice in New York City, New York from 1912 to 1923. He was a member of the New York State Assembly from 1923 to 1932 and a member of the New York State Senate from 1932 to 1936.[1]

Federal judicial serviceEdit

Mandelbaum was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 15, 1936, to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, to a new seat authorized by 49 Stat. 1491. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 20, 1936, and received his commission on June 22, 1936. His service terminated on November 20, 1946, due to his death in University Place, New York.[1]

ReferencesEdit

SourcesEdit

  • Samuel Mandelbaum at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
  • Gould, Milton S. (1979), The Witness Who Spoke with God and Other Tales from the Courthouse, New York: Viking Press, ISBN 0-670-69158-5.
  • Younger, Irving (1978), "What Happened in Erie", Texas Law Review, 56: 1011.
New York Assembly
Preceded by
Samuel Dickstein
New York State Assembly New York County, 4th District
1923–1932
Succeeded by
Leonard Farbstein
New York State Senate
Preceded by
Edward J. Ahearn
New York State Senate 14th District
1933–1936
Succeeded by
William J. Murray
Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 49 Stat. 1491
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
1936–1946
Succeeded by
Harold Medina