History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Kalodner, Harry Ellis
Born March 28, 1896, in Philadelphia, PA
Died March 15, 1977, in Philadelphia, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Received a recess appointment from Franklin D. Roosevelt on July 6, 1938, to a seat vacated by Albert B. Maris; nominated to the same position by Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 5, 1939. Confirmed by the Senate on March 30, 1939, and received commission on May 4, 1939. Service terminated on September 3, 1946, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by Harry S Truman on May 21, 1946, to a seat vacated by Charles Alvin Jones. Confirmed by the Senate on July 25, 1946, and received commission on July 27, 1946. Served as chief judge, 1965-1966. Assumed senior status on October 3, 1969. Service terminated on March 15, 1977, due to death.

Education:
University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.B., 1917

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, JAG Department, World War I
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1917-1935
Staff member, Philadelphia North American, 1919-1925
Financial and political editor, Philadelphia Record, 1928-1934
Secretary of revenue, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1935
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County [Pennsylvania], 1936-1937

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, May 7, 1946; nomination withdrawn by president, May 21, 1946

 

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