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Lord, John Whitaker, Jr.

Born December 19, 1901, in Philadelphia, PA
Died May 16, 1972

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on March 29, 1954, to a seat vacated by James P. McGranery. Confirmed by the Senate on May 18, 1954, and received commission on May 20, 1954. Served as chief judge, 1969-1971. Assumed senior status on December 19, 1971. Service terminated on May 16, 1972, due to death.

Temple University School of Law, LL.B., 1928

Professional Career:

Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1928-1954
Professor of law, Temple University, 1938-1954
Deputy attorney general, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1939-1946
State senator, Pennsylvania, 1947-1951
City councilman, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1952-1954