Justice Isidore Wasservogel is one man on whose worth the Republican, Democratic, Fusion and Liberal Parties concur. They have united to renominate him to the office he has held for the past fourteen years.
Born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1875, he came to New York City four years later. He was admitted to the bar in 1897, after his graduation from the College of the City of New York and from New York Law School.
During the period before he was elevated to the bench he tried many important cases. He was assistant district attorney of New York County from 1910 to 1916. In 1921 he was elected Justice of the Supreme Court in the first department for a term which expires this year.
In recognition of Justice Wasservogel’s record during tenure of office, the Bar Association issued the following statement:
“Justice Wasservogel, who this year completes a full term of fourteen years as Justice of the Supreme Court, has by reason of his excellent legal equipment and learning, his diligent and expeditious attention to his judicial duties, his disposition of an unusually large amount of the court’s business, his prompt decisions and his thorough understanding and dealing with the difficult problems of the calendar in a modern and business-like manner rendered conspicuous service as a judge, and ought in the public interest to be continued in his office for another term.”
He also has received the endorsement of the New York Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers’ Association, the Bronx Bar Association, the New York County Criminal Courts Bar Association, and the Citizens’ Union.