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Name Van Graafeiland, Ellsworth Alfred
City Rochester
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:

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

Van Graafeiland, Ellsworth Alfred
Born May 11, 1915, in Rochester, NY
Died November 20, 2004, in Rochester, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Nominated by Gerald Ford on December 11, 1974, to a seat vacated by Henry Jacob Friendly. Confirmed by the Senate on December 20, 1974, and received commission on December 21, 1974. Assumed senior status on May 11, 1985. Service terminated on November 20, 2004, due to death.

Education:
University of Rochester, A.B., 1937
Cornell Law School, LL.B., 1940

Professional Career:
Private practice, Rochester, New York, 1940-1974
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Case(s) ED-NY-0001 : J.G. v. Rochester Board of Education
EE-NY-0198 : White v. Nassau County P.D.
FH-NY-0007 : Huntington Branch NAACP v. Town of Huntington
MH-VT-0001 : Hargrave v. Vermont
PC-CA-0001 : Armstrong v. Schwarzenegger
PC-NY-0028 : Smith v. Coughlin
PC-NY-0029 : Badgley v. Varelas
PC-NY-0056 : Pugh v. Goord
PN-NY-0007 : Handschu v. Special Services Division


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