History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Ditter, John William Jr.
Born 1921 in Philadelphia, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on September 28, 1970, to a new seat authorized by 84 Stat. 294. Confirmed by the Senate on October 8, 1970, and received commission on October 15, 1970. Assumed senior status on October 19, 1986.

Education:
Ursinus College, B.A., 1943
University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.B., 1948

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval Reserve captain, 1943-1946, 1951-1953
Law clerk, Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County [Pennsylvania], 1948-1950
Assistant district attorney, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 1951, 1953-1955, 1956-1960; first assistant district attorney, 1956-1960
Private practice, Ambler, Pennsylvania, 1953-1963
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County [Pennsylvania], 1964-1970

 

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