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Rambo, Sylvia H.

Born 1936 in Royersford, 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, 1992-1999. Assumed senior status on April 18, 2001.

Dickinson College, B.A., 1958
Dickinson School of Law (now Penn State Dickinson Law), J.D., 1962

Professional Career:

Attorney, Trust Department, Bank of Delaware, Wilmington, Delaware, 1962-1963
Private practice, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1963-1976, 1978-1979
Public defender, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1973-1976; chief public defender, 1976
Adjunct faculty, Dickinson School of Law, 1975-1977; assistant adjunct professor of law, 1975-1976; adjunct professor of law, 1976-1977
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Cumberland County [Pennsylvania], 1976-1978