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VanArtsdalen, Donald West

Born October 21, 1919, in Doylestown, PA
Died May 21, 2019, in Doylestown, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on September 10, 1970, to a new seat authorized by 84 Stat. 294. Confirmed by the Senate on October 8, 1970, and received commission on October 15, 1970. Assumed senior status on October 21, 1985. Service terminated on May 21, 2019, due to death.

University of Pennsylvania Law School (now Carey Law School), LL.B., 1948

Professional Career:

Canadian Army, 1940-1942
U.S. Army sergeant, 1942-1945
Private practice, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, 1948-1970
District attorney, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 1954-1958