Richard Harrington Levet

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Richard Harrington Levet (January 24, 1894 – February 11, 1980) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Geneva, New York, Levet received an A.B. from Colgate University in 1916, an A.M. from Colgate University in 1917, and a J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1925. He was in the United States Army Private from 1918 to 1919. He was a Teacher, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut from 1922 to 1926. He was in private practice in White Plains, New York from 1926 to 1956. He was a member of the Westchester County Board of Supervisors from 1938 to 1956. He was a Chairman from 1945 to 1946.

Levet was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Levet was nominated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on January 26, 1956, to a seat vacated by John C. Knox. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 6, 1956, and received his commission on March 8, 1956. He assumed senior status on July 1, 1966. Levet served in that capacity until May 3, 1976, due to resignation.

He died in White Plains, New York.

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