History of the Federal Judiciary


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Stewart, William Alvah
Born August 16, 1903, in Pittsburgh, PA
Died April 9, 1953

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Harry S Truman on February 27, 1951, to a seat vacated by Nelson McVicar. Confirmed by the Senate on April 24, 1951, and received commission on April 25, 1951. Service terminated on April 9, 1953, due to death.

Education:
Amherst College, A.B., 1925
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1928

Professional Career:
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1928-1951
Instructor, Duquesne Law School, 1930-1942
Assistant city solicitor, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1934-1936
Assistant county solicitor, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1936-1938
City solicitor, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1938-1942
U.S. Army, JAG Corps, 1942-1946
City councilman, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1946-1951
Member, Urban Redevelopment Authority, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1947-1951

 

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