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.

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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