Warren William Eginton

Warren William Eginton
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
In office
August 1, 1992 – October 7, 2019
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
In office
July 24, 1979 – August 1, 1992
Appointed byJimmy Carter
Preceded bySeat established by 92 Stat. 1629
Succeeded byRobert N. Chatigny
Personal details
Born(1924-02-16)February 16, 1924
New York City, New York, U.S.
DiedOctober 7, 2019(2019-10-07) (aged 95)
Redding, Connecticut, U.S.
EducationPrinceton University (A.B.)
Yale Law School (LL.B.)

Warren William Eginton (February 16, 1924 – October 7, 2019) was an American jurist who served as District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut.

Education and career

Born on February 16, 1924,[1] in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, Eginton was in the United States Army during World War II, from 1943 to 1946, achieving the rank of lieutenant. He received an Artium Baccalaureus degree from Princeton University in 1948, and a Bachelor of Laws[2] from Yale Law School in 1951.[3] He continued to serve in the United States Army Reserve from 1946 to 1973, achieving the rank of lieutenant colonel.

Eginton was in private practice of law in New York City from 1951 to 1953, and in Stamford, Connecticut, from 1953 to 1979.[4] He also served as an adjunct professor at the New York University Law School, as well as the Fordham Law School.[3]

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