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Stephen W. Brennan
Born Stephen W. Brennan
(1893-03-20)March 20, 1893
Clinton, New York
Died April 9, 1968(1968-04-09) (aged 75)
Utica, New York
Education Albany Law School (LL.B.)

Stephen W. Brennan (March 20, 1893 – April 9, 1968) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York.

Education and career[edit | edit source]

Born in Clinton, New York, Brennan received a Bachelor of Laws from Albany Law School in 1915. He was a Captain in the United States Army until 1916. He was a law clerk in private practice in New York from 1915 to 1916. He was in private practice in New York. He was an attorney for the New York State Tax Department.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit | edit source]

On March 31, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated Brennan to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York vacated by Judge Frank Cooper. Brennan was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 28, 1942, and received his commission on May 6, 1942. He served as Chief Judge from 1948 to 1963. He assumed senior status on May 1, 1963, and continued serving in that capacity until his death on April 9, 1968, in Utica, New York.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1
    • Stephen W. Brennan at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.

Sources[edit | edit source]

  • Stephen W. Brennan at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
Legal offices
Preceded by
Frank Cooper
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
1942–1963
Succeeded by
Edmund Port
Preceded by
Office established
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
1948–1963
Succeeded by
James Thomas Foley

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