History of the Federal Judiciary

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McKee, Theodore Alexander
Born 1947 in Rochester, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on March 22, 1994, to a seat vacated by Aloyisus Leon Higginbotham, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on June 8, 1994, and received commission on June 9, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2010-2016.

State University of New York at Cortland, B.A., 1969
Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1975-1977
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1977-1980
Deputy city solicitor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1980-1983
Lecturer, Rutgers Law School, 1980-1991
General counsel, Philadelphia [Pennsylvania] Parking Authority, 1983
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County [Pennsylvania], 1984-1994


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