Eugene Hoffman Nickerson

Personal

Birthday: 
8/2/1918
Birthplace: 
Orange, NJ
Date of Death: 
1/1/2002
Place of Death: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Augustus N. Hand, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1943-1944
Law clerk, Hon. Harlan F. Stone, Supreme Court of the United States, 1944-1946
Private practice, New York City, 1946-1961, 1971-1977
County executive, Nassau County, New York, 1962-1970

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, August 28, 1980; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1941
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: 
1943

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: 
10/21/1977
Retirement from Active Service: 
1/1/1994
Termination Date: 
1/1/2002
Termination Reason: 
Death
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