Robert Joseph Ward

Personal

Birthday: 
1/31/1926
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
8/5/2003
Place of Death: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant junior grade, 1944-1946
Private practice, New York City, 1949-1951, 1961-1972
Assistant district attorney, New York County, New York, 1951-1955
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1956-1961

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard College
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1945
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1949

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: 
10/17/1972
Retirement from Active Service: 
2/1/1991
Termination Date: 
8/5/2003
Termination Reason: 
Death
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