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Kirkpatrick, William Huntington

Born October 2, 1885, in Easton, PA
Died November 28, 1970, in Cumberstone, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Calvin Coolidge on March 3, 1927, to a new seat authorized by 44 Stat. 1347. Confirmed by the Senate on March 3, 1927, and received commission on March 3, 1927. Served as chief judge, 1948-1958. Assumed senior status on May 1, 1958. Service terminated on November 28, 1970, due to death.

University of Pennsylvania Law School
Lafayette College, A.B., 1905

Professional Career:

Private practice, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1908-    , 1923-1927
U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, World War I
U.S. representative from Pennsylvania, 1921-1923