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Name Knapp, Percy Whitman
City New York
State NY
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Knapp, [Percy] Whitman
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Knapp, [Percy] Whitman
Born February 24, 1909, in New York, NY
Died June 14, 2004, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on June 15, 1972, to a seat vacated by Walter R. Mansfield. Confirmed by the Senate on June 28, 1972, and received commission on June 30, 1972. Assumed senior status on November 23, 1987. Service terminated on June 14, 2004, due to death.

Education:
Yale University, B.A., 1931
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1934

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1934-1937, 1941, 1950-1972
New York County District Attorney's Office, 1937-1941, 1942-1950; deputy assistant district attorney, 1937-1941; assistant district attorney, Indictments and Frauds Division, 1942-1944; assistant district attorney, Appellate Division, 1944-1950

compress summary

Case(s) IM-NY-0023 : Liu v. Donna Karan International, Inc.
PC-NY-0055 : McKenna v. Wright


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