History of the Federal Judiciary

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Hutton, Herbert J.
Born November 26, 1937, in Philadelphia, PA
Died April 8, 2007, in Wynnewood, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on May 17, 1988, to a seat vacated by Clarence C. Newcomer. Confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1988, and received commission on August 12, 1988. Assumed senior status on September 6, 2003. Service terminated on April 8, 2007, due to death.

Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, A.B., 1959
Temple University School of Law, J.D., 1962

Professional Career:
Attorney, Pennsylvania Housing and Home Finance Agency, 1962-1964
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1964-1988
Hearing officer, Philadelphia [Pennsylvania] Board of Revision of Taxes, 1982-1988


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