Justice Louis M. Greenblott was born in Binghamton on January 27, 1919. He graduated from Binghamton Central High School in 1936. He obtained both his undergraduate (1940) and law degrees (1942) at Cornell University. He was admitted to the Bar in 1942. He engaged in the practice of law in Binghamton from 1942 to 1961. He was an assistant district attorney in Broome County from 1952 to 1955 and District Attorney from 1955 to 1961. From 1961 to 1966, he served as Broome County Judge. In 1967, he became a Supreme Court Justice. He was appointed by Gov. Rockefeller to the Appellate Division in 1969. In 1974, he was an unsuccessful Republican nominee for the Court of Appeals. Justice Greenblott served on the Appellate Division through 1980. He retired to California. Justice Greenblott died in 2007.