History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Cahn, Edward Norman
Born 1933 in Allentown, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Gerald Ford on November 18, 1974, to a seat vacated by John Morgan Davis. Confirmed by the Senate on December 18, 1974, and received commission on December 20, 1974. Served as chief judge, 1993-1998. Service terminated on December 31, 1998, due to retirement.

Lehigh University, B.A., 1955
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1958

Professional Career:
Private practice, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1958-1962, 1962-1974
U.S. Marine Corps Reserve corporal, 1958-1964


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