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Name Lord, Joseph Simon III
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:

Lord, Joseph Simon III
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Lord, Joseph Simon III
Born May 21, 1912, in Philadelphia, PA
Died April 23, 1991, in Philadelphia, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on August 31, 1961, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80. Confirmed by the Senate on September 14, 1961, and received commission on September 15, 1961. Served as chief judge, 1971-1982. Assumed senior status on July 1, 1982. Service terminated on April 23, 1991, due to death.

Education:
University of Pennsylvania, A.B., 1933
University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.B., 1936

Professional Career:
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1936-1961
U.S. Navy, 1942-1945
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1961
Oral History

compress summary

Case(s) JI-PA-0002 : Coleman v. Stanziani
JI-PA-0005 : Santiago v. Philadelphia
PC-PA-0005 : Imprisoned Citizens Union v. Shapp
PC-PA-0008 : U.S. ex. Rel. Paraprofessional Law Clinic v. Kane
PC-PA-0013 : Wade v. Kane


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