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Name Gardner, James Knoll
City Allentown
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 Sep 27, 2017:

Born September 14, 1940, in Allentown, PA
Died April 26, 2017

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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born September 14, 1940, in Allentown, PA
Died April 26, 2017

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by George W. Bush on April 22, 2002, to a seat vacated by Jan Ely DuBois. Confirmed by the Senate on October 2, 2002, and received commission on October 3, 2002. Assumed senior status on April 3, 2017. Service terminated on April 26, 2017, due to death.

Education:
Yale University, B.A., 1962
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1965

Professional Career:

U.S. Navy law specialist, 1966-1967
U.S. Navy, JAG Corps, 1967-1969
U.S. Naval Reserve, JAG Corps, 1969-1993
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1965-1966, 1969-1970
Private practice, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1970-1981
Solicitor, Lehigh County [Pennsylvania] Treasurer's Office, 1971-1977
Assistant district attorney, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, 1972-1981; first assistant district attorney, 1977-1981
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Lehigh County [Pennsylvania], 1981-2002


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