History of the Federal Judiciary


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Kosik, Edwin Michael
Born 1925 in Dupont, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on May 14, 1986, to a seat vacated by Malcolm A. Muir. Confirmed by the Senate on June 13, 1986, and received commission on June 16, 1986. Assumed senior status on July 15, 1996.

Education:
Wilkes College, B.A., 1949
Dickinson School of Law, LL.B., 1951

Professional Career:
U.S. Army corporal, 1943-1946
U.S. Army Reserve colonel, 1975
Private practice, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1951-1953, 1958-1969
Assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1953-1958
Chairman, Pennsylvania State Workmen's Compensation Board, 1964-1969
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Lackawanna County [Pennsylvania], 1969-1986; president judge, 1979-1986

 

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