George Murray Hulbert

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George Murray Hulbert
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Hulbert c. 1914
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
In office
June 1934 – April 26, 1950
Appointed by Franklin D. Roosevelt
Preceded by Frank Joseph Coleman
Succeeded by Edward Jordan Dimock
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 21st district
In office
March 4, 1915 - January 1, 1918
Preceded by Henry George, Jr.
Succeeded by Jerome F. Donovan
Personal details
Born (1881-05-14)May 14, 1881
Rochester, New York
Died April 26, 1950(1950-04-26) (aged 68)
Bayport, New York
Political party Democratic

George Murray Hulbert (May 14, 1881 – April 26, 1950), sometimes called Murray Hulbert was a United States Representative from New York.


The tombstone of George Murray Hulbert in Gate of Heaven Cemetery

Hulbert was born in Rochester, New York on May 14, 1881 and moved to Waterloo, New York, where he attended the public schools. He was graduated from the New York Law School; was admitted to the bar in 1902 and practiced law in New York City; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Congresses and served from March 4, 1915, to January 1, 1918, when he resigned to become Commissioner of Docks and director of the port of New York City; elected president of the Board of Aldermen of New York City in November 1921 and served as acting mayor during the long illness of Mayor Hylan; president of the Boston, Cape Cod & New York Canal; resumed the practice of law until June 1934, when he was appointed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt as district judge to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, in which capacity he served until his death in Bayport, Long Island.[1] He was buried in Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, New York.


  1. ^ "Murray Hulbert, Jurist, 65, Dead.". New York Times. April 27, 1950. Retrieved 2009-07-26. Member of the Federal Bench Since 1934 Formerly Headed Board of Aldermen Here Active in Amateur Athletics Dispute With Craig. Federal Judge Murray Hulbert died here today in his country home. He would have been 66 years old on May 14. 

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Henry George, Jr.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 21st congressional district

1915 - 1918
Succeeded by
Jerome F. Donovan
Legal offices
Preceded by
Frank Joseph Coleman
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Succeeded by
Edward Jordan Dimock