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

Welsh, George Austin
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Welsh, George Austin
Born August 9, 1878, in Bay View, MD
Died October 22, 1970, in Media, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Herbert Hoover on April 14, 1932, to a seat vacated by J. Whitaker Thompson. Confirmed by the Senate on May 19, 1932, and received commission on May 20, 1932. Assumed senior status on August 29, 1957. Service terminated on October 22, 1970, due to death.

Education:
Philadelphia Law School of Temple College, LL.B., 1905

Professional Career:
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1905-1923
Secretary, Mayor John Weaver, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1905-1906
Assistant city solicitor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1906-1907
Assistant district attorney, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1907-1922
U.S. representative from Pennsylvania, 1923-1932
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