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Name Bright, John
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 Sep 27, 2017:

Born May 23, 1884, in Middletown, NY
Died March 24, 1948, in Middletown, NY

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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born May 23, 1884, in Middletown, NY
Died March 24, 1948, in Middletown, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on April 25, 1941, to a new seat authorized by 54 Stat. 219. Confirmed by the Senate on June 3, 1941, and received commission on June 6, 1941. Service terminated on March 24, 1948, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1906

Professional Career:

Private practice, Middletown, New York, 1906-1941
Corporation counsel, Middletown, New York, 1910-1917
Director, Orange County Trust Company, 1914


compress summary

Case(s) PC-NY-0012 : Powell v. Coughlin

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