Charles Henry Tenney

Personal

Birthday: 
1/28/1911
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
11/11/1994
Place of Death: 
Islip, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1936-1942
U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant commander, 1942-1946
Private practice, New York City, 1946-1955
Commissioner, New York City Department of Investigation, 1955-1958
Corporation counsel, New York City, 1958-1961
City administrator, New York City, 1961-1962
Deputy mayor, New York City, 1962-1964

Education

Name of School: 
Yale University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1933
Name of School - Second: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1936

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Court Name: 

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
12/12/1963
Retirement from Active Service: 
1/31/1979
Termination Date: 
11/11/1994
Termination Reason: 
Death
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