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Cardozo, Benjamin Nathan (Benjamin)

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Born: 1870 AD
Died: 1938 AD, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Jurist

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1870 - He was born in New York City on the 24th of May.

1889 - Cardozo entered Columbia University and then went on to Columbia Law School.

1891 - Benjamin Cardozo practiced law in New York City.

1913 - Cardozo was narrowly elected to the New York Supreme Court.

1914 - Cardozo took office on the 5th of January.

1921 - Cardozo gave the Storrs Lectures at Yale University, which was later published as The Nature of the Judicial Process, a book that remains valuable to judges today.

1927 - He was the first man of Jewish descent to serve on the Court of Appeals and became Chief Judge on the 1st of January.

1938 - He died on the 9th of July, at the age of 68 and was buried in Beth-Olom Cemetery in Brooklyn.

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