Murray Irwin Gurfein

Personal

Birthday: 
11/17/1907
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
12/16/1979
Place of Death: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Julian Mack, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 1930-1931
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1931-1933
Private practice, New York City, 1933-1935, 1946-1971
Deputy assistant district attorney, New York County, New York, 1935-1938
Assistant district attorney, New York County, New York, 1938-1942
U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, Office of Strategic Services, 1942-1946
Assistant, Hon. Robert H. Jackson, chief U.S. prosecutor, Nuremberg Trials, 1945

Education

Name of School: 
Columbia College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1926
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1930

Judicial Career

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

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
5/20/1971
Termination Date: 
9/11/1974
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: 
8/27/1974
Termination Date - Second: 
12/16/1979
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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