History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Burns, Owen McIntosh
Born September 6, 1892, in Danville, IL
Died October 26, 1952

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Received a recess appointment from Harry S Truman on October 21, 1949, to a new seat authorized by 63 Stat. 493; nominated to the same position by Harry S Truman on January 5, 1950. Confirmed by the Senate on March 8, 1950, and received commission on March 9, 1950. Service terminated on October 26, 1952, due to death.

Education:
University of Illinois, A.B., 1916
University of Illinois College of Law, LL.B., 1921

Professional Career:
U.S. Army captain, Infantry, World War I
Private practice, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1921-1947
U.S. attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1947-1949

 

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