History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Marsh, Rabe Ferguson Jr.
Born April 26, 1905, in Greensburg, PA
Died April 19, 1993, in Greensburg, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Harry S Truman on March 27, 1950, to a seat vacated by Robert M. Gibson. Confirmed by the Senate on June 2, 1950, and received commission on June 8, 1950. Served as chief judge, 1969-1975. Assumed senior status on January 31, 1977. Service terminated on April 19, 1993, due to death.

Education:
Lafayette College, A.B., 1927
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, LL.B., 1930

Professional Career:
Private practice, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, 1930-1950
Assistant district attorney, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, 1942-1950

 

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