Frank Albert Kaufman

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Frank Albert Kaufman (March 4, 1916 – July 31, 1997) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Kaufman received an A.B. from Dartmouth College in 1937 and an LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1940. He was an Attorney, Office of the General Counsel of the U.S. Treasury from 1940 to 1941. He was an Attorney, Office of the General Counsel of the Lend Lease Administration from 1941 to 1942. He was a U.S. Lend Lease representative in Turkey from 1942 to 1943. He was an Assistant to chief, Psychological Warfare Board, AFHQ from 1943 to 1944. He was a Chief, Leaflet Division, Psychological Warfare Division, SHAEF from 1944 to 1945. He was an Assistant to general counsel, U.S. Foreign Economic Administration in 1945. He was in private practice in Baltimore, Maryland from 1945 to 1966. He was a Consultant, Psychological Warfare Department of the U.S. Army, Washington, D.C. from 1951 to 1953. He was a Lecturer, University of Baltimore School of Law from 1948 to 1962. He was a Lecturer, University of Maryland School of Law from 1953 to 1954.

Kaufman was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. Kaufman was nominated by President Lyndon B. Johnson on September 9, 1966, to a new seat created by 80 Stat. 75. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 22, 1966, and received his commission the same day. He served as chief judge from 1981-1986. He assumed senior status on June 16, 1986. Kaufman served in that capacity until his death, in Baltimore, Maryland.