Matthew T. Abruzzo

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Matthew T. Abruzzo
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
In office
February 15, 1966 – May 28, 1971
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
In office
February 15, 1936 – February 15, 1966
Appointed by Franklin D. Roosevelt
Preceded by New seat
Succeeded by Anthony J. Travia
Personal details
Born (1889-04-30)April 30, 1889
Brooklyn, New York
Died May 28, 1971(1971-05-28) (aged 82)
Potomac, Maryland
Alma mater Brooklyn Law School LL.B.
Profession Attorney

Matthew T. Abruzzo (April 30, 1889 – May 28, 1971) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Abruzzo received an Bachelor of Laws from Brooklyn Law School in 1910, and was in private practice in Brooklyn from then until 1936. He was nominated to the court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 3, 1936, to a new seat created by 49 Stat. 659. The United States Senate confirmed the appointment on February 12, 1936, and Abruzzo received his commission on February 15, 1936. He assumed senior status on February 15, 1966 and served in that capacity until his death, in Potomac, Maryland.

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Preceded by
Newly created seat
Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
February 15, 1936 – February 15, 1966
Succeeded by
Anthony J. Travia