History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
O`Connell, John Joseph
Born September 8, 1894, in Pittsburgh, PA
Died December 16, 1949

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by Harry S Truman on September 12, 1945, to a new seat authorized by 58 Stat. 796. Confirmed by the Senate on October 3, 1945, and received commission on October 11, 1945. Service terminated on December 16, 1949, due to death.

Education:
Duquesne University, B.S., 1928
Duquesne University School of Law, LL.B., 1931

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy, 1918-1919
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1931-1936
Assistant solicitor, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1936-1943
Solicitor, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1944-1945

 

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