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Lawyer

Arthur Martin Cromarty, American judge. Bar: New York 1949, United States Dist Court (eastern district) New York 1952, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1954.

Background

Cromarty, Arthur Martin was born on July 3, 1919 in Brooklyn. Son of Alexander and Ellen (Fallon) Cromarty.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1942. Juris Doctor, St. John's University, 1948. Postgraduate, National Judicial College, Reno, 1971.

Career

Born in Brooklyn, New York City, Cromarty received his bachelor's degree from University of Alabama. He then received his law degree from St. John's University School of Law. During World War II, he served in the United States Army Air Forces as a pilot in Europe.

Cromarty then practiced law and served in local government. Cromarty was elected to the New York Supreme Court for Suffolk County, New York, serving from 1966 until 1993, and was administrative judge. He died in Florida.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1949, United States Dist Court (eastern district) New York 1952, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1954.

Membership

Elected councilman Town of Babylon, 1956-1957, elected supervisor, 1958-1963. Chairman board supervisors County of Suffolk, Riverhead, 1962-1963. Vice chairman New York State Thruway Authority, Albany, 1963-1966.

Chairman Suffolk County Republican Committee, Blue Point, 1959-1966, member 1960-1963. Member executive committee New York State Republican Committee, 1960-1966. Captain United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Member American Bar Association, National Association Trial Court Administrators, Catholic Lawyers Guild (Judge of Year 1986, board directors), New York State Bar Association, New York State Trail Lawyers Association, New York State Association Justices Supreme Court, Suffolk County Bar Association, Kiwanis.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, reading.

Connections

Married Ellin A. Hirsch, February 15, 1947. Children: Alice Cromarty Herrick, Ross, Peter.

father:
Alexander Cromarty

mother:
Ellen (Fallon) Cromarty

spouse:
Ellin A. Hirsch

child:
Alice Cromarty Herrick Cromarty

child:
Ross Cromarty

child:
Peter Cromarty