Samuel Murray Rosenstein
|Samuel Murray Rosenstein|
|Senior Judge of the United States Court of International Trade|
November 1, 1980 – December 11, 1995
|Senior Judge of the United States Customs Court|
December 31, 1970 – November 1, 1980
|Judge of the United States Customs Court|
July 25, 1968 – December 31, 1970
|Appointed by||Lyndon B. Johnson|
|Preceded by||Webster Oliver|
|Succeeded by||Nils Boe|
June 7, 1909|
|Died||December 11, 1995
|Alma mater||University of Kentucky A.B.
University of Cincinnati College of Law LL.B.
Rosenstein was born on June 7, 1909, in Frankfort, Kentucky. He received an Artium Baccalaureus degree in 1928 from the University of Kentucky. He received a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1931 from the University of Cincinnati College of Law. He worked in private practice in Frankfort from 1931 to 1946. He was the city prosecutor of Frankfort from 1933 to 1941. He was special counsel to the Commonwealth of Kentucky from 1935 to 1943. He served as acting county attorney for Franklin County from 1941 to 1942. He worked in private practice in Louisville from 1946 to 1968.
Federal Judicial Service
On July 17, 1968, President Johnson nominated Rosenstein to serve as a Judge for the United States Customs Court, to the seat vacated by Judge Webster Oliver. He was confirmed by the Senate on July 25, 1968 and received his commission the same day. He assumed senior status on December 31, 1970 and was succeeded by Judge Nils Boe. On November 1, 1980, he was transferred by operation of law to the newly created United States Court of International Trade. He remained in senior status on that court until his death.