Edwin Louis Garvin

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Edwin L. Garvin
Born Edwin Louis Garvin
(1877-10-25)October 25, 1877
Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died October 10, 1960(1960-10-10) (aged 82)
Patchogue, Suffolk County, New York, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Lawyer, politician, judge

Edwin Louis Garvin (October 25, 1877 – October 10, 1960) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. He was a judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Life[edit]

Born in Flatbush, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, Garvin graduated B.A. from New York University in 1897 and LL.B. from New York University School of Law in 1899. He married Ida Elizabeth Crane, the sister of Chief Judge Frederick E. Crane.

He was nominated to the court by Woodrow Wilson on March 6, 1918, to a seat vacated by Van Vechten Veeder, confirmed by the U.S. Senate on March 21, 1918, and received his commission on March 21, 1918. His service terminated on October 31, 1925 when he resigned.

He was justice of the New York Supreme Court from 1941 to 1947.

He died at the Brookhaven Memorial Hospital in Patchogue, Suffolk County, New York.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Van Vechten Veeder
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
1918–1925
Succeeded by
Grover M. Moscowitz