History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
McCune, Barron Patterson
Born February 19, 1915, in West Newton, PA
Died September 10, 2008, in Washington, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on December 8, 1970, to a new seat authorized by 84 Stat. 294. Confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 1970, and received commission on December 18, 1970. Assumed senior status on April 1, 1985. Service terminated on September 10, 2008, due to death.

Washington and Jefferson College, A.B., 1935
University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.B., 1938

Professional Career:
Private practice, Washington, Pennsylvania, 1939-1964
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1942-1948
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Washington County [Pennsylvania], 1964-1971


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