Henry Bramwell

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Henry Bramwell
Born (1919-09-03)September 3, 1919
Died May 28, 2010(2010-05-28) (aged 90)
Nationality North American
Occupation United States federal judge

Henry Bramwell (September 3, 1919[1] – May 28, 2010) was a United States federal judge.

Bramwell was born in Brooklyn, New York. He was in the United States Army from 1941 to 1945, and then received an LL.B. from Brooklyn Law School in 1948. He was an assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York from 1953 to 1961. He was then an associate counsel to the New York State Rent Commission from 1961 to 1963. He was a special hearing officer for conscientious objectors from 1965 to 1966. He was a judge of the Civil Court of the City of New York in 1966 and again from 1969 to 1975. He was an assistant administrative judge for Kings County (Brooklyn), New York from 1974 to 1975.

On December 11, 1974, Bramwell was nominated by President Gerald Ford to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York vacated by John R. Bartels. Bramwell was confirmed by the United States Senate on December 20, 1974 and received his commission on December 26. He assumed senior status on October 1, 1987, and served in that capacity until his death, in 2010.


Legal offices
Preceded by
John Ries Bartels
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Succeeded by
Arthur Donald Spatt