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Benjamin Cardozo

Benjamin CardozoAKA Benjamin Nathan Cardozo

Born: 24-May-1870
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 9-Jul-1938
Location of death: Port Chester, NY
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Beth Olom Cemetery, Queens, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Agnostic [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Judge

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Supreme Court Justice, 1932-38


[1] Jewish by birth.

Father: Albert Cardozo, Sr.
Mother: Rebecca Washington Nathan (d. 1879)
Sister: Nell (older)
Sister: Lizzie
Brother: Albert Cardozo, Jr. (d. 1909)
Sister: Emily (his twin)

    University: Columbia University (1889)
    Law School: Columbia University

    US Supreme Court Justice (14-Mar-1932 to 9-Jul-1938)
    New York State Official Chief Judge, New York Court of Appeals (1927-32)
    New York State Official New York Court of Appeals (1914-26)
    New York State Court of Appeals (1914-17)
    American Law Institute Vice President (1923-32)
    Zionist Organization of America
    Heart Attack 1937
    Stroke 1938
    Portuguese Ancestry
    Jewish Ancestry Sephardic


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