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Name Rayfiel, Leo Frederick
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 March 22, 1888, in New York, NY
Died November 18, 1978, in Wayne, NJ

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

Born March 22, 1888, in New York, NY
Died November 18, 1978, in Wayne, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Nominated by Harry S Truman on June 30, 1947, to a seat vacated by Grover M. Moscowitz. Confirmed by the Senate on July 23, 1947, and received commission on July 30, 1947. Assumed senior status on March 4, 1966. Service terminated on November 18, 1978, due to death.

Education:
New York University School of Law, LL.B., 1908
Read law, 1918

Professional Career:

Private practice, Brooklyn, New York, 1918-1945
State assemblyman, New York, 1939-1944
U.S. representative from New York, 1945-1947


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