Jacob B. Grumet Lawyer

Jacob B. Grumet (October 31, 1900 - June 7, 1987) was an American lawyer and judge. He was chairman of the New York State Commission of Investigation. Born in Manhattan in 1900, Grumet graduated from DeWitt Clinton High School in 1918, City College in 1922 and the Columbia Law School in 1924, where he edited The Law Review. From 1931 to 1935, he was an assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York. From 1935 to 1947, he worked under Thomas E. Dewey and District Attorney Frank S. Hogan. He assisted in the prosecution of such notorious gangsters as Waxey Gordon and Louis (Lepke) Buchalter. In 1942 he was appointed Chief of the Homicide Bureau in the New York County District Attorney's Office. He resigned in 1948 to go into private practice. He was appointed the 17th Fire Commissioner of the City of New York by Mayor Vincent R. Impellitteri on July 18, 1951 and served in that position until the end of the Impellitteri Administration on December 31, 1953. Appointed Chairman of the State Commission of Investigation by Governor Nelson A.

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Date of birth
October 31st, 1900
United States of America
Date of death
June 7th, 1987 at age of 86
Place of death


1. DeWitt Clinton High School High school

DeWitt Clinton High School is an American high school located in the Bronx, New York City, New York.

Type High school
100 West Mosholu Parkway South, 10468 - The Bronx, New York
Official web page clinton.ny.schoolwebpages.com
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People attended DeWitt Clinton High School connected by profession and/or age

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