Irving Ben Cooper

Personal

Birthday: 
2/7/1902
Birthplace: 
London, England
Date of Death: 
9/17/1996
Place of Death: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1927-1938
Special counsel, New York City Department of Investigation, 1934-1937
Magistrate, New York City, 1938-1939
Justice, New York Court of Special Sessions, 1939-1960; chief justice, 1951-1960
Lecturer, Menninger Foundation, 1960-1961

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, September 23, 1961; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law

An education at Washington University School of Law provides the opportunity to combine outstanding teaching and a mastery of the fundamentals necessary for the practice of law.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1925

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: 
9/28/1962
Retirement from Active Service: 
2/7/1972
Termination Date: 
9/17/1996
Termination Reason: 
Death
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