Born: July 29, 1942, in Potsdam, New York

Married: Barbara Bushnell

Children: Margot, Dustin

Jan H. Plumadore was a son of Hayward "Red" Plumadore.

He was elected Franklin County's fourteenth judge and served from 1978 to 1987. He was elected NY State Supreme Court Justice in 1987 and was re-elected in 2001. He was appointed Administrative Judge in 1994 for the 4th Judicial District and was appointed Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for the courts outside New York City 2004-2009.

He was a Vietnam veteran, having served in Vietnam from 1969 to 1970; he received both the Bronze Star and the Vietnam Medal of Honor. 1

A founder of the Mountaineers Rugby Club, he is now retired and living in Saranac Lake.


From the NYS Unified Court System, 4th Judicial District

Franklin County's fourteenth Judge, Jan Plumadore was born on July 29, 1942 in Potsdam, New York. He was the son of Hayward H. Plumadore and May F. Plumadore. Plumadore was raised in Saranac Lake and graduated from Saranac Lake High School in 1960. Plumadore continued his education at St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York graduating in 1964. He then graduated from Albany Law School in 1968. Plumadore began his law practice in Saranac Lake in 1970. He was elected County Judge in 1977 and his term expired in 1987. Plumadore was also active in the military from 1964-1985. Plumadore was married in 1973 to Barbara Bushnell. Plumadore began serving as Administrative Judge for the Fourth Judicial District in 1994.

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2010-09-27 19:40:14   Jan Plumadore was elected NY State Supreme Court Justice in 1987 and was re-elected in 2001. He was appointed Administrative Judge in 1994 for the 4th JD and was appointed Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for the courts outside New York City 2004-2009. —barbaraplumadore


2010-09-27 19:41:39   Children: Margot, Dustin —barbaraplumadore


2010-09-27 21:04:10   Thanks, Barbara. I have tried to incorporate your comments— does this look about right now? If not, leave another comment, or feel free to edit the page directly. Also, it would be great if we had a photo. Do you have any in digital form? You could email one to me at mwanner2@gmail.com. Thanks again. —Mwanner

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1. Adirondack Daily Enterprise, June 15, 2005

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