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Name Rambo, Sylvia H.
City Harrisburg
State PA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Rambo, Sylvia H.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Rambo, Sylvia H.
Born 1936 in Royersford, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on May 29, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on July 23, 1979, and received commission on July 24, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1992-1999. Assumed senior status on April 18, 2001.

Education:
Dickinson College, B.A., 1958
Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 1962

Professional Career:
Attorney, Trust Department, Bank of Delaware, Wilmington, Delaware, 1962-1963
Private practice, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1963-1976, 1978-1979
Public defender, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1973-1976; chief public defender, 1976
Adjunct faculty, Dickinson School of Law, 1975-1977; assistant adjunct professor of law, 1975-1976; adjunct professor of law, 1976-1977
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Cumberland County [Pennsylvania], 1976-1978

compress summary

Case(s) EE-PA-0245 : United States v. Pennsylvania
IM-PA-0005 : Yang v. Reno
MH-PA-0001 : J.H. v. Dallas


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