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Name VanArtsdalen, Donald West
City Doylestown
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:

VanArtsdalen, Donald West
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

VanArtsdalen, Donald West
Born 1919 in Doylestown, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on September 10, 1970, to a new seat authorized by 84 Stat. 294. Confirmed by the Senate on October 8, 1970, and received commission on October 15, 1970. Assumed senior status on October 21, 1985.

Education:
University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.B., 1948

Professional Career:
Canadian Army, 1940-1942
U.S. Army sergeant, 1942-1945
Private practice, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, 1948-1970
District attorney, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 1954-1958

compress summary

Case(s) FA-PA-0002 : Philadelphia Resistance v. Mitchell
PN-PA-0008 : Cliett v. City of Philadelphia


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