History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Padova, John R.
Born 1935 in Philadelphia, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on November 5, 1991, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on March 13, 1992, and received commission on March 18, 1992. Assumed senior status on February 11, 2008.

Villanova University, A.B., 1956
Temple University School of Law, J.D., 1959

Professional Career:
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1960-1992
New Jersey Army National Guard, 1959-1964
U.S. Army Reserve, JAG Corps, 1964-1968


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