History of the Federal Judiciary


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Fullam, John Patrick
Born 1921 in Gardenville, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on January 19, 1966, to a seat vacated by Abraham Lincoln Freedman. Confirmed by the Senate on August 10, 1966, and received commission on August 11, 1966. Served as chief judge, 1986-1990. Assumed senior status on April 1, 1990.

Education:
Villanova College, B.S., 1942
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1948

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1942-1946
Private practice, Bristol, Pennsylvania, 1948-1960
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Bucks County [Pennsylvania], 1960-1966

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, August 24, 1965; no Senate vote

 

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