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Conaboy, Richard Paul

Born June 12, 1925, in Scranton, PA
Died November 9, 2018, in Scranton, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on May 29, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on July 23, 1979, and received commission on July 24, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1989-1992. Assumed senior status on September 1, 1992. Service terminated on November 9, 2018, due to death.

University of Scranton, B.A., 1945
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, LL.B., 1950

Professional Career:

U.S. Army sergeant, Air Corps, 1945-1947
Private practice, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1951-1962
Deputy attorney general, State Workman's Insurance Fund, Pennsylvania, 1953-1959
Hearing examiner, Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, 1959-1962
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Lackawanna County [Pennsylvania], 1962-1979; president judge, 1978-1979
Chair, U.S. Sentencing Commission, 1994-1998