History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Cohill, Maurice Blanchard Jr.
Born 1929 in Pittsburgh, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Gerald Ford on May 4, 1976, to a seat vacated by Louis Rosenberg. Confirmed by the Senate on May 18, 1976, and received commission on May 21, 1976. 1985-1992. Assumed senior status on November 28, 1994.

Education:
Princeton University, A.B., 1951
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, LL.B., 1956

Professional Career:
U.S. Marine Corps captain, 1951-1953
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1956-1965
Judge, Juvenile Court of Allegheny County [Pennsylvania], 1965-1968
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County [Pennsylvania], 1968-1976

 

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