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.

Education:
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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