Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia yesterday swore in former Municipal Court Justice Jacob Panken as Justice of the Domestic Relations Court. The appointment is for ten years and carries with it a salary of $12,000 a year.
Panken was appointed to a new judgeship created in the Domestic Relations Court, which brings the number of justices assigned to that court to eight.
“I was offered the appointment ### Mayor LaGuardia Monday morning over the telephone,” Judge Panken told The Jewish Daily Bulletin. “I accepted at once, walked over to City Hall and was sworn in by the Mayor.”
The fiery Socialist orator, familiar figure at party meetings, with his shock of white hair and ever-present Winsdor tie, sat in his office, a pleased smile on his