History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Lewis, Timothy K.
Born 1954 in Pittsburgh, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on April 25, 1991, to a seat vacated by Paul A. Simmons. Confirmed by the Senate on June 14, 1991, and received commission on June 18, 1991. Service terminated on October 23, 1992, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on September 17, 1992, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on October 8, 1992, and received commission on October 9, 1992. Service terminated on June 30, 1999, due to resignation.

Education:
Tufts University, B.A., 1976
Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 1980

Professional Career:
Assistant district attorney, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1980-1983
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1983-1991

 

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