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O`Neill, Thomas Newman Jr.
Born 1928 in Hanover, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on June 21, 1983, to a seat vacated by Edward R. Becker. Confirmed by the Senate on August 4, 1983, and received commission on August 5, 1983. Assumed senior status on July 6, 1996.

Education:
Catholic University of America, A.B., 1950
University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.B., 1953

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval Air Reserve, 1948-1953
Law clerk, Hon. Herbert F. Goodrich, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1953-1954
Law clerk, Hon. Harold H. Burton, Supreme Court of the United States, 1954-1955
Fulbright scholar, London School of Economics, 1955-1956
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1956-1983

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