John M. Cashin

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John M. Cashin (August 31, 1892 – October 21, 1970) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Kingston, New York, Cashin received an LL.B. from Cornell Law School in 1915 and was in private practice in Kingston from 1916 to 1922. He was also the city treasurer of Kingston in 1922, and was then an assistant U.S. Attorney of the Southern District of New York from 1922 to 1925. He was a Counsel to the Federal Prohibition Administration from 1925 to 1926, returning to private practice in Kingston from 1926 to 1943. He was also corporation counsel to the City of Kingston from 1935 to 1941. He was a county judge for Ulster County, New York from 1943 to 1955.

On August 17, 1955, Cashin received a recess appointment from President Dwight D. Eisenhower to a seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York vacated by Samuel H. Kaufman. Formally nominated on January 12, 1956, Cashin was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 1, 1956, and received his commission on March 2, 1956. He assumed senior status on October 1, 1965. Cashin served in that capacity until his death, in 1970, in Kingston.

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