Simon L. Adler

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Simon Louis Adler
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of New York
In office
May 19, 1927 – May 23, 1934
Appointed by Calvin Coolidge
Preceded by New seat
Succeeded by Harlan W. Rippey
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the Monroe County, 2nd district
In office
January 1, 1911 – December 31, 1926
Preceded by James L. Whitley
Succeeded by Harry J. McKay
Personal details
Born (1867-08-30)August 30, 1867
Seneca Falls, New York
Died May 23, 1934(1934-05-23) (aged 66)
Alma mater Cornell University B.L.
Harvard Law School
Profession Attorney

Simon Louis Adler (August 30, 1867 – May 23, 1934) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of New York.

Biography[edit]

Adler was born on August 30, 1867, in Seneca Falls, New York. He received a Bachelor of Law from Cornell University in 1889, and graduated from Harvard Law School in 1892. He practiced law in Rochester, New York.

Adler was a member of the New York State Assembly (Monroe Co., 2nd D.) in the 134th New York State Legislature through the 149th New York State Legislature, from 1911 to 1926, and was Chairman of the Committee on Banks in 1915, and Majority Leader from 1916 to 1926.

On May 19, 1927, Adler received a recess appointment from President Calvin Coolidge to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Western District of New York created by 44 Stat. 1370. Formally nominated on December 6, 1927, he was confirmed by the United States Senate on January 16, 1928, and received his commission the same day. Adler served until his death on May 23, 1934.

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
James L. Whitley
New York State Assembly
Monroe County, 2nd District

1911–1926
Succeeded by
Harry J. McKay
Political offices
Preceded by
Harold J. Hinman
Majority Leader in the New York State Assembly
1916–1926
Succeeded by
Russell G. Dunmore
Legal offices
Preceded by
new seat
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of New York
1927–1934
Succeeded by
Harlan W. Rippey