Percy Whitman Knapp

Personal

Birthday: 
2/24/1909
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
6/14/2004
Place of Death: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1934-1937, 1941, 1950-1972
New York County District Attorney`s Office, 1937-1941, 1942-1950; deputy assistant district attorney, 1937-1941; assistant district attorney, Indictments and Frauds Division, 1942-1944; assistant district attorney, Appellate Division, 1944-1950

Education

Name of School: 
Yale University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1931
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1934

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: 
6/30/1972
Retirement from Active Service: 
11/23/1987
Termination Date: 
6/14/2004
Termination Reason: 
Death
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