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Battisti, Frank Joseph

Born October 4, 1922, in Youngstown, OH
Died October 19, 1994, in Cleveland, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on August 23, 1961, to a new seat authorized by 75 Stat. 80. Confirmed by the Senate on September 21, 1961, and received commission on September 22, 1961. Served as chief judge, 1969-1990. Assumed senior status on April 1, 1994. Service terminated on October 19, 1994, due to death.

Ohio University, A.B., 1947
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1950

Professional Career:

U.S. Army, 1942-1945
Assistant attorney general, State of Ohio, 1950-1951
Attorney advisor, U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, 1951-1952
Instructor of law, Youngstown University Law School, 1952-1954
Private practice, Youngstown, Ohio, 1952-1958
First assistant director of law, Youngstown, Ohio, 1954-1958
Director and executive secretary, Youngstown Symphony Orchestra, Ohio, 1954-1958
Judge, Mahoning County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 1958-1961
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1981-1984