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Name Patterson, Robert Porter Sr.
City Glens Falls
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:

Patterson, Robert Porter Sr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Patterson, Robert Porter Sr.
Born February 12, 1891, in Glens Falls, NY
Died January 22, 1952, in Elizabeth, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by Herbert Hoover on April 24, 1930, to a seat vacated by Thomas D. Thacher. Confirmed by the Senate on May 13, 1930, and received commission on May 13, 1930. Service terminated on March 22, 1939, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 9, 1939, to a seat vacated by Martin Thomas Manton. Confirmed by the Senate on March 20, 1939, and received commission on March 21, 1939. Service terminated on July 30, 1940, due to resignation.

Education:
Union College, A.B., 1912
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1915

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1915-1916, 1919-1930, 1947-1952
New York Army National Guard, 1916-1917
U.S. Army, 1917-1919
Assistant secretary of war, 1940
Undersecretary of war, 1940-1945
Secretary of War, 1945-1947
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