Judge Hockert Triangle

Justice Jenkin Hockert (1894-1990) was long time resident of Jamaica Estates. A graduate of Valpariso University and and Columbia Law School, he served in World War I as a 1st Lieutenant in Army Air Corps. He was Queens County Clerk, City Magistrate and Judge of the Civil Court before becoming a judge of the New York State Supreme Court. Hockert was a founding member and President of the Jamaica Estates Association.

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"Judge Hockert Triangle," New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, accessed October 1, 2022, https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/greenstreet-qz54/history