Archie Owen Dawson

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Archie Owen Dawson (October 9, 1898 – August 3, 1964) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Pomfret, Connecticut, Dawson received an A.B. from Columbia University in 1921 and an LL.B. from Columbia Law School in 1923. He was in private practice in New York City from 1923 to 1954, interrupted by service as a private in the United States Army during World War II. He was a Delegate to the New York State Constitutional Convention in 1933.

On April 6, 1954, Dawson was nominated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to a seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York vacated by Henry W. Goddard. Dawson was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 23, 1954, and received his commission on April 27, 1954. Dawson served in that capacity until his death, in 1964.

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