Irving Robert Kaufman

Personal

Birthday: 
6/24/1910
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
2/1/1992
Place of Death: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1932-1935, 1940-1949
Special assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1935-1939
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1939-1940
Special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1947-1948

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, October 15, 1949; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 

Fordham University School of Law

The mission of the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service draws upon the Jesuit tradition of fostering social justice through education, research, and service. By building on its location in the economically, racially and culturally diverse environment of the greater New York City metropolitan region, the School seeks to provide outstanding social work education, guided by humanistic values and a global perspective, focusing on service to and research with individuals, families and groups, organizations, and communities. The School advocates for improving the quality of life for society's most vulnerable populations through teaching, practice, influencing policy, and the development and dissemination of knowledge.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1931

Judicial Career

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

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/7/1950
Termination Date: 
9/22/1961
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
9/22/1961
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
7/1/1987
Termination Date - Second: 
2/1/1992
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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