History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Bloch, Alan Neil
Born 1932 in Pittsburgh, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on August 3, 1979, to a seat vacated by Herbert P. Sorg. Confirmed by the Senate on October 31, 1979, and received commission on November 2, 1979. Assumed senior status on April 12, 1997.

University of Pennsylvania, B.S., 1953
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1958

Professional Career:
U.S. Army lieutenant, 1953-1955
Pennsylvania Army National Guard, 1955-1959
U.S. Air Force Reserve, 1959-1963
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1958-1979


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