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Stanley Brotman
Stanley Brotman.
Judge on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
In office
March 14, 1975 – September 2013
Nominated byGerald Ford
Preceded byMitchell H. Cohen
Personal details
Stanley Seymour Brotman

July 24, 1924(1924-07-24)
Vineland, New Jersey, U.S.
DiedFebruary 21, 2014(2014-02-21) (aged 89)
Stratford, New Jersey, U.S.
Spouse(s)Suzanne Brotman
Alma materYale University
Harvard Law School

Stanley Seymour Brotman (July 27, 1924 – February 21, 2014) was an American federal judge. He was born in Vineland, New Jersey. He grew up in the nearby village of Brotmanville, which had been established by his grandfather, who was a Russian immigrant.[1] He left Yale University to serve in the United States Army during World War II, from 1942 to 1945. He returned to Yale and received a B.A. in Eastern Studies from Yale University in 1947 and an LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1951.

On January 27, 1975, He was nominated by President Gerald Ford to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey vacated by Mitchell H. Cohen. Brotman was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 13, 1975, and received his commission on March 14, 1975. He assumed senior status on April 23, 1990. He retired in September 2013.[1]

Brotman died on February 21, 2014 at a hospital in Stratford, New Jersey. He was aged 89.[2]


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