History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
McGlynn, Joseph Leo Jr.
Born February 13, 1925, in Philadelphia, PA
Died February 23, 1999, in Cancun, Mexico

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on January 31, 1974, to a seat vacated by Thomas A. Masterson. Confirmed by the Senate on March 1, 1974, and received commission on March 8, 1974. Assumed senior status on February 14, 1990. Service terminated on February 23, 1999, due to death.

Education:
Mount St. Mary`s College, B.S., 1948
University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.B., 1951

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy, 1943-1946
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1953-1960
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1960-1965
Judge, Philadelphia County [Pennsylvania] Court, 1965-1968
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County [Pennsylvania], 1968-1974

 

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