N.Y. judge ar­rested as Free­dom Rider

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - OBITUARIES -

A re­tired judge on New York state’s high­est court who was ar­rested as a civil rights “Free­dom Rider” while a Yale law stu­dent has died. Ge­orge Bundy Smith was 80.

Ge­orge Bundy Smith Jr. says his fa­ther died at his home in Har­lem on Sat­ur­day af­ter a short ill­ness. The elder Smith was ap­pointed to the Court of Ap­peals by Gov. Mario Cuomo in 1992 and served un­til 2006.

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