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Yohn, William Hendricks, Jr.

Born 1935 in Pottstown, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on June 14, 1991, to a seat vacated by John P. Fullam. Confirmed by the Senate on September 12, 1991, and received commission on September 16, 1991. Assumed senior status on November 20, 2003.

National Judicial College
Princeton University, B.A., 1957
Yale Law School, J.D., 1960

Professional Career:

U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, 1960-1965; active duty, 1960-1961
Private practice, Pottstown, Pennsylvania, 1961-1981
Assistant district attorney, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 1962-1965
State representative, Pennsylvania, 1968-1980
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County [Pennsylvania], 1981-1991
Board member, Federal Judicial Center, 1999-2003