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.

Education:
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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