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Name Yohn, William Hendricks Jr.
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:

Yohn, William Hendricks Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Yohn, William Hendricks Jr.
Born 1935 in Pottstown, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on June 14, 1991, to a seat vacated by John P. Fullam. Confirmed by the Senate on September 12, 1991, and received commission on September 16, 1991. Assumed senior status on November 20, 2003.

Education:
National Judicial College
Princeton University, B.A., 1957
Yale Law School, J.D., 1960

Professional Career:
U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, 1960-1965; active duty, 1960-1961
Private practice, Pottstown, Pennsylvania, 1961-1981
Assistant district attorney, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 1962-1965
State representative, Pennsylvania, 1968-1980
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County [Pennsylvania], 1981-1991

compress summary

Case(s) ED-PA-0007 : Kemether v. Pa. Interscholastic Athletic Assoc., Inc.
EE-PA-0145 : EEOC v. ROSS STORES


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