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Name Bechtle, Louis Charles
City Philadelphia
State PA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Bechtle, Louis Charles
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Bechtle, Louis Charles
Born 1927 in Philadelphia, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on February 14, 1972, to a seat vacated by John W. Lord, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on March 2, 1972, and received commission on March 7, 1972. Served as chief judge, 1990-1993. Assumed senior status on April 30, 1993. Service terminated on June 30, 2001, due to retirement.

Education:
Temple University, B.S., 1951
Temple University School of Law, LL.B., 1954

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1946-1947
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1956-1959
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1959-1962
Private practice, Norristown, Pennsylvania, 1962-1969
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1969-1972

compress summary

Case(s) ED-PA-0005 : Gaskin et al. v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania


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