Charles Proctor Sifton

Personal

Birthday: 
3/18/1935
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
11/9/2009
Place of Death: 
Brooklyn, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Fulbright Scholar, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany, 1957-1958
Private practice, New York City, 1961-1962, 1964-1966, 1969-1977
Staff counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, 1962-1964
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1966-1969; chief appellate attorney, 1968-1969

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1957
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: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1961

Judicial Career

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

New York Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/12/1977
Retirement from Active Service: 
3/18/2000
Termination Date: 
11/9/2009
Termination Reason: 
Death
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