George Z. Medalie
He graduated from Columbia Law School in 1907, and practiced law in New York City. He was Special Assistant New York State Attorney General in charge of the prosecution of election frauds from 1926 to 1928.
In 1931, he was appointed by President Herbert Hoover U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Medalie appointed Thomas E. Dewey as his Chief Assistant, and when Medalie resigned in November 1933, Dewey acted as U.S. Attorney for a month.
He died of acute bronchitis.
Gladys Heldman was his daughter and Arthur Medalie was his son. His grandchildren included Julie Heldman, Jeanne Temkin and G. Robert Medalie MD.
- The History of the New York Court of Appeals, 1932-2003 by Bernard S. Meyer, Burton C. Agata & Seth H. Agata (page 22)
-  Court of Appeals judges
- JUDGE G.Z. MEDALIE DIES IN ALBANY AT 62 in NYT on March 6, 1946 (subscription required)
Robert E. Manley
| U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York
1931 - 1933
Thomas E. Dewey