David G. Trager

Personal

Birthday: 
12/23/1937
Birthplace: 
Mount Vernon, NY
Date of Death: 
1/5/2011
Place of Death: 
Brooklyn, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1963-1967
Assistant corporation counsel, New York City, 1967
Law clerk, Hon. Kenneth B. Keating, New York State Court of Appeals, 1968-1969
Law clerk, Hon. Stanley H. Fuld, New York State Court of Appeals, 1969
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of New York, 1970-1972
Faculty, Brooklyn Law School, 1972-1974, 1978-1993; associate professor of law, 1972-1974; professor of law, 1978-1993; dean, 1983-1993
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, 1974-1978
Chairman, New York State Temporary Commission on Investigations, 1983-1990
Member, Mayor`s Committee on the Judiciary, New York City, 1981-1989

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, November 27, 1991; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Columbia University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1959
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1962

Judicial Career

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

New York Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/24/1993
Retirement from Active Service: 
3/1/2006
Termination Date: 
1/5/2011
Termination Reason: 
Death
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