History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Lancaster, Gary L.
Born August 14, 1949, in Brownsville, PA
Died April 24, 2013, in Pittsburgh, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by William J. Clinton on October 25, 1993, to a seat vacated by Timothy K. Lewis. Confirmed by the Senate on November 20, 1993, and received commission on November 24, 1993. Served as chief judge, 2009-2013. Service terminated on April 24, 2013, due to death.

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1987-1993

Slippery Rock State College, B.S., 1971
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1974

Professional Career:
Regional counsel, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, 1974-1976
Assistant district attorney, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1976-1978
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1978-1987


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