Benjamin Nathan Cardozo

Personal

Birthday: 
5/24/1870
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
7/9/1938
Place of Death: 
Port Chester, Long Island, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1891-1914
Associate justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, 1914-1917
Judge, New York State Court of Appeals, 1917-1932; chief judge, 1926-1932

Education

Name of School: 
Columbia College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1889
Name of School - Second: 

Columbia Law School

Public service is a critical component of a legal education and the professional development of our students," said David M. Schizer, Dean and the Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law. "This new guarantee supports a core principle of our school, as we aspire to train lawyers who view pro bono work as central to their commitment to our system of justice.

Degree - Second: 
A.M.
Degree Year - Second: 
1890

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name: 

Supreme Court of the United States

President Nominating: 
Herbert Hoover
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/2/1932
Termination Date: 
7/9/1938
Termination Reason: 
Death
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Fifth Circuit, March 28, 1932-November 7, 1937
Seventh Circuit, November 8, 1937-July 9, 1938

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