Simon L. Adler

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Simon Louis Adler (August 30, 1867 – May 23, 1934) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of New York.

Simon L. Adler
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of New York
In office
May 19, 1927 – May 23, 1934
Appointed byCalvin Coolidge
Preceded bySeat established by 44 Stat. 1370
Succeeded byHarlan W. Rippey
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the Monroe County, 2nd district
In office
January 1, 1911 – December 31, 1926
Preceded byJames L. Whitley
Succeeded byHarry J. McKay
Personal details
Born
Simon Louis Adler

(1867-08-30)August 30, 1867
Seneca Falls, New York
DiedMay 23, 1934(1934-05-23) (aged 66)
EducationCornell University (B.L.)
Harvard Law School

Education and careerEdit

Born on August 30, 1867, in Seneca Falls, New York, Adler received a Bachelor of Laws from Cornell University in 1889, and graduated from Harvard Law School in 1892. He practiced law in Rochester, New York. Adler was a member of the New York State Assembly (Monroe Co., 2nd D.) in the 134th New York State Legislature through the 149th New York State Legislature, from 1911 to 1926, and was Chairman of the Committee on Banks in 1915, and Majority Leader from 1916 to 1926.[1]

Federal judicial serviceEdit

Adler received a recess appointment from President Calvin Coolidge on May 19, 1927, to the United States District Court for the Western District of New York, to a new seat authorized by 44 Stat. 1370. He was nominated to the same position by President Coolidge on December 6, 1927. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on January 16, 1928, and received his commission the same day. His service terminated on May 23, 1934, due to his death.[1]

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
James L. Whitley
New York State Assembly Monroe County, 2nd District
1911–1926
Succeeded by
Harry J. McKay
Political offices
Preceded by
Harold J. Hinman
Majority Leader of the New York State Assembly
1916–1926
Succeeded by
Russell G. Dunmore
Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 44 Stat. 1370
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of New York
1927–1934
Succeeded by
Harlan W. Rippey