History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Orr, Charles Prentiss
Born February 22, 1858, in Allegheny, PA
Died May 16, 1922

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by William H. Taft on March 25, 1909, to a new seat authorized by 35 Stat. 656. Confirmed by the Senate on April 8, 1909, and received commission on April 8, 1909. Service terminated on May 16, 1922, due to death.

Education:
Hamilton College, A.B., 1879
Read law, 1881

Professional Career:
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1886-1909

 

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