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Lord, Joseph Simon III

Born May 21, 1912, in Philadelphia, PA
Died April 23, 1991, in Philadelphia, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on August 31, 1961, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80. Confirmed by the Senate on September 14, 1961, and received commission on September 15, 1961. Served as chief judge, 1971-1982. Assumed senior status on July 1, 1982. Service terminated on April 23, 1991, due to death.

University of Pennsylvania, A.B., 1933
University of Pennsylvania Law School (now Carey Law School), LL.B., 1936

Professional Career:

Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1936-1961
U.S. Navy, 1942-1945
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1961
Member, U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, 1968-1978