History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Bartle, Harvey III
Born 1941 in Bryn Mawr, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on May 15, 1991, to a seat vacated by Joseph L. McGlynn, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on September 12, 1991, and received commission on September 16, 1991. Served as chief judge, 2006-2011. Assumed senior status on October 1, 2011.

Education:
Princeton University, B.A., 1962
University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.B., 1965

Professional Career:
U.S. Army Reserve captain, 1966-1972
Law clerk, Hon. John Morgan Davis, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1965-1967
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1967-1979, 1981-1991
Insurance commissioner, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1979-1980
Attorney general, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1980-1981

 

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