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Name Masterson, Thomas Ambrose
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:

Masterson, Thomas Ambrose
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Masterson, Thomas Ambrose
Born December 10, 1927, in Philadelphia, PA
Died June 15, 2000, in Bryn Mawr, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on January 16, 1967, to a new seat authorized by 80 Stat. 75. Confirmed by the Senate on June 12, 1967, and received commission on June 15, 1967. Service terminated on November 16, 1973, due to resignation.

Education:
Harvard University, B.A., 1949
University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.B., 1952

Professional Career:
Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, 1952-1953
Volunteer defender, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1953
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1953-1956, 1960-1967, 1973-2000
Instructor, Seton Hall University School of Law, 1953-1956
Assistant district attorney, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1956
Deputy city solicitor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1956-1960

compress summary

Case(s) ED-PA-0002 : Pennsylvania Association for Retarded Children v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania


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