History of the Federal Judiciary

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Grim, Allan Kuhn
Born October 15, 1904, in Kutztown, PA
Died December 7, 1965, in Philadelphia, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Received a recess appointment from Harry S Truman on October 21, 1949, to a new seat authorized by 63 Stat. 493; nominated to the same position by Harry S Truman on January 5, 1950. Confirmed by the Senate on April 4, 1950, and received commission on April 7, 1950. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on November 1, 1961. Service terminated on December 7, 1965, due to death.

Swarthmore College, A.B., 1924
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1929

Professional Career:
Private practice, Reading, Pennsylvania, 1929-1949
Chairman, Berks County [Pennsylvania] Democratic Party Committee, 1940-1944

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, October 15, 1949; no Senate vote


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