Sylvester J. Ryan

Personal

Birthday: 
9/10/1896
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
4/10/1981
Place of Death: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1918-1924
Chief assistant and acting district attorney, Bronx County, New York, 1924-1947

Education

Name of School: 
City College of New York
Name of School - Second: 

Fordham University School of Law

The mission of the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service draws upon the Jesuit tradition of fostering social justice through education, research, and service. By building on its location in the economically, racially and culturally diverse environment of the greater New York City metropolitan region, the School seeks to provide outstanding social work education, guided by humanistic values and a global perspective, focusing on service to and research with individuals, families and groups, organizations, and communities. The School advocates for improving the quality of life for society's most vulnerable populations through teaching, practice, influencing policy, and the development and dissemination of knowledge.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1917

Judicial Career

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

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
12/20/1947
Retirement from Active Service: 
1/3/1973
Termination Date: 
4/10/1981
Termination Reason: 
Death
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