History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Weiner, Charles R.
Born June 27, 1922, in Philadelphia, PA
Died November 9, 2005, in Doylestown, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on May 24, 1967, to a new seat authorized by 80 Stat. 75. Confirmed by the Senate on June 12, 1967, and received commission on June 14, 1967. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1988. Service terminated on November 9, 2005, due to death.

Education:
University of Pennsylvania, A.B., 1947
Temple University School of Law, LL.B., 1949
University of Pennsylvania, M.A., 1967
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Ph.D., 1976

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy, 1941-1945
Assistant district attorney, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, 1952-1953
State senator, Pennsylvania, 1953-1967; minority floor leader, 1959-1960, 1963-1964; majority floor leader, 1961-1962
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, -1967

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