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Name Rifkind, Simon Hirsch
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 June 5, 1901, in Meretz, Russia
Died November 14, 1995, in New York, NY

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

Born June 5, 1901, in Meretz, Russia
Died November 14, 1995, in New York, 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 seat vacated by Robert P. Patterson, Sr. Confirmed by the Senate on June 3, 1941, and received commission on June 6, 1941. Service terminated on May 24, 1950, due to resignation.

Education:
City College of New York, B.S., 1922
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1925

Professional Career:

Private practice, New York City, 1926-1930, 1933-1941, 1950-1995
Administrative assistant, U.S. Sen. Robert F. Wagner, New York, 1927-1933


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