History of the Federal Judiciary

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Aldisert, Ruggero John
Born 1919 in Carnegie, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on July 17, 1968, to a seat vacated by Austin Leander Staley. Confirmed by the Senate on July 29, 1968, and received commission on July 29, 1968. Served as chief judge, 1984-1986. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1986.

University of Pittsburgh, B.A., 1941
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1947

Professional Career:
U.S. Marine Corps major, 1942-1946
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1947-1961
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County [Pennsylvania], 1961-1968
Adjunct professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1963-1986


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