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Body, Ralph C.

Born February 18, 1903, in Yellow House, PA
Died June 2, 1973

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on March 5, 1962, to a seat vacated by Allan K. Grim. Confirmed by the Senate on April 2, 1962, and received commission on April 4, 1962. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on May 30, 1972. Service terminated on June 2, 1973, due to death.

Pennsylvania State University, A.B., 1925
University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.B., 1928

Professional Career:

Private practice, Pennsylvania, 1928-1960
Solicitor for recorder of deeds, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1933-1936
Home Owners' Loan Corporation, 1933-1941
Assistant county solicitor, Pennsylvania, 1936-1938
Member, Berks County [Pennsylvania] Board of Law Examiners, 1946-1960
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Berks County [Pennsylvania], 1960-1962