History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Young, James Scott
Born December 3, 1848, in Pittsburgh, PA
Died February 25, 1914

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on January 14, 1908, to a seat vacated by Nathaniel Ewing. Confirmed by the Senate on January 22, 1908, and received commission on January 22, 1908. Service terminated on February 25, 1914, due to death.

Washington and Jefferson College, A.B., 1869
Read law, 1872

Professional Career:
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1872-1902
U.S. attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1902-1905
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County [Pennsylvania], 1905-1908


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