History of the Federal Judiciary

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Gibson, Robert Murray
Born August 20, 1869, in Duncansville, PA
Died December 19, 1949

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Warren G. Harding on July 18, 1922, to a seat vacated by Charles P. Orr. Confirmed by the Senate on July 24, 1922, and received commission on July 24, 1922. Served as chief judge, 1948-1949. Assumed senior status on January 31, 1949. Service terminated on December 19, 1949, due to death.

Washington and Jefferson College, A.B., 1889
Read law, 1894

Professional Career:
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1904-1914
Special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1912-1913
Assistant district attorney, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1914-1922
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