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Irving Robert Kaufman (June 24, 1910 – February 1, 1992) was a United States federal judge.

Kaufman was born in New York, New York. He received a LL.B. from Fordham University School of Law in 1931. He was in private practice of law in New York City from 1932 to 1935. He was a Special assistant U.S. attorney of Southern District of New York from 1935 to 1939. He was in private practice of law in New York City from 1940 to 1949. He was an Assistant U.S. attorney from 1939 to 1940. He was a Special assistant to the U.S. attorney general from 1947 to 1948.

Kaufman was a federal judge to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Kaufman received a recess appointment from Harry S Truman on October 21, 1949, to a new seat created by 63 Stat. 493; nominated on January 5, 1950; He was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 4, 1950, and received commission on April 7, 1950. Kaufman's service was terminated on September 22, 1961, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Kaufman was a federal judge to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Kaufman was nominated by President John F. Kennedy on September 14, 1961, to a new seat created by 75 Stat. 80; He was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 21, 1961, and received commission on September 22, 1961. Served as chief judge, 1973-1980. Assumed senior status on July 1, 1987. Kaufman's service was terminated on February 1, 1992, due to death.

He died in New York, New York.

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Category:1910 births Category:1992 deaths Category:Judges of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York Category:Judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit