History of the Federal Judiciary

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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.

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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