History of the Federal Judiciary


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Diamond, Gustave
Born 1928 in Burgettstown, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on March 22, 1978, to a seat vacated by Edward Dumbauld. Confirmed by the Senate on May 1, 1978, and received commission on May 2, 1978. Served as chief judge, 1992-1994. Assumed senior status on January 31, 1994.

Education:
Duke University, A.B., 1951
Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 1956

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy seaman, 1946-1948
Law clerk, Hon. Rabe F. Marsh, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1956-1961
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1961-1963
U.S. attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1963-1969
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1969-1975
Private practice, Washington, Pennsylvania, 1976-1978

 

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