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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, 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