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Name Levet, Richard Harrington
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:

Levet, Richard Harrington
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Levet, Richard Harrington
Born January 24, 1894, in Geneva, NY
Died February 11, 1980, in White Plains, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on January 26, 1956, to a seat vacated by John C. Knox. Confirmed by the Senate on March 6, 1956, and received commission on March 8, 1956. Assumed senior status on July 1, 1966. Service terminated on May 3, 1976, due to retirement.

Education:
Colgate University, A.B., 1916
Colgate University, A.M., 1917
New York University School of Law, J.D., 1925

Professional Career:
U.S. Army private, 1918-1919
Teacher, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut, 1922-1926
Private practice, White Plains, New York, 1926-1956
Member, Westchester County [New York] Board of Supervisors, 1938-1956; chairman, 1945-1946

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