History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
McIlvaine, John Wilson
Born June 22, 1907, in Washington, PA
Died July 1, 1963

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 20, 1955, to a new seat authorized by 68 Stat. 8. Confirmed by the Senate on July 29, 1955, and received commission on August 1, 1955. Service terminated on July 1, 1963, due to death.

Washington and Jefferson College, B.S., 1928
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, LL.B., 1932

Professional Career:
Private practice, Washington, Pennsylvania, 1932-
U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, Air Corps, 7th Bomber Command, World War II
First assistant district attorney, Washington County, Pennsylvania, 1952-1953
U.S. attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1953-1955


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