Learned Hand

Personal

Birthday: 
1/27/1872
Birthplace: 
Albany, NY
Date of Death: 
8/18/1961
Place of Death: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Albany, New York, 1897-1902
Private practice, New York City, 1902-1909

Given name at birth: Billings Learned Hand

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1893
Name of School - Second: 
Harvard College
Degree - Second: 
A.M.
Degree Year - Second: 
1893
Name of School - Third: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Third: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Third: 
1896

Judicial Career

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

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
William H. Taft
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/26/1909
Termination Date: 
12/29/1924
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: 
12/20/1924
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
6/1/1951
Termination Date - Second: 
8/18/1961
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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