Robert Workman Sweet

Personal

Birthday: 
1922
Birthplace: 
Yonkers, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Navy lieutenant junior grade, 1943-1946
Private practice, New York City, 1948-1953, 1955-1965, 1970-1978
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1953-1955
Counsel, New York State Interdepartmental Task Force on Youth and Juvenile Delinquency, 1958
Executive assistant, Mayor John V. Lindsay, New York City, 1966
Deputy mayor, New York City, 1966-1969
Consultant, Association for a Better New York, New York City, 1970-1975
Hearing officer, New York Transit Authority, Brooklyn, New York, 1975-1977

Education

Name of School: 
Yale University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1944
Name of School - Second: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1948

Judicial Career

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

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/28/1978
Retirement from Active Service: 
3/1/1991
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