Gregory Francis Noonan (May 12, 1906 – May 1, 1964) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Gregory Francis Noonan
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
In office
October 21, 1949 – May 1, 1964
Appointed byHarry S. Truman
Preceded bySeat established by 63 Stat. 493
Succeeded byMarvin E. Frankel
Personal details
Born
Gregory Francis Noonan

(1906-05-12)May 12, 1906
New York City, New York
DiedMay 1, 1964(1964-05-01) (aged 57)
New Rochelle, New York
EducationFordham University School of Law (LL.B.)

Education and careerEdit

Born in New York City, New York, Noonan received a Bachelor of Laws from Fordham University School of Law in 1928. He was in private practice in New York City from 1928 to 1934. He was an Assistant United States Attorney of the Southern District of New York, Civil Division from 1934 to 1936. He was Chief of the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York from 1936 to 1938. He was Chief Assistant United States Attorney of the Southern District of New York in 1938. He was the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York from 1938 to 1939. He was in private practice in New York City from 1939 to 1949.[1]

Federal judicial serviceEdit

Noonan received a recess appointment from President Harry S. Truman on October 21, 1949, to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, to a new seat created by 63 Stat. 493. He was nominated to the same seat by President Truman on January 5, 1950. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 25, 1950, and received his commission on April 26, 1950.[1] Noonan served in that capacity until his death of a heart ailment on May 1, 1964, at Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital in New Rochelle, New York.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Gregory Francis Noonan at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
  2. ^ "Gregory Noonan, Federal Judge For Southern District, 58, Dies". New York Times. May 2, 1964.

SourcesEdit

Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 63 Stat. 493
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
1949–1964
Succeeded by
Marvin E. Frankel