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Edward Jordan Dimock

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Name  Edward Dimock

Education  Harvard Law School
Died  March 17, 1986, Forestburgh, New York, United States

Edward Jordan Dimock (January 4, 1890 – March 17, 1986) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Dimock received an A.B. from Yale College in 1911. At Yale, he was an editor of campus humor magazine The Yale Record. He received an LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1914. He was in private practice in New York City from 1914 to 1941, and was a lecturer at Yale Law School from 1941 to 1946, and Editor of the Official Law Reports of the State of New York from 1942 to 1945. He was Chairman of the Appeal Board of the Office of Contract Settlement in Washington, D.C. from 1945 to 1948, and continued as a member of that board until 1951.

On June 11, 1951,Dimock was nominated by President Harry S. Truman to a seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York vacated by George Murray Hulbert. Dimock was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 10, 1951, and received his commission on July 11, 1951. He assumed senior status on July 28, 1961. Dimock served in that capacity until his death, in Forestburgh, New York.

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