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Conaboy, Richard Paul

Born 1925 in Scranton, 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, 1989-1992. Assumed senior status on September 1, 1992.

University of Scranton, B.A., 1945
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, LL.B., 1950

Professional Career:

U.S. Army sergeant, Air Corps, 1945-1947
Private practice, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1951-1962
Deputy attorney general, State Workman's Insurance Fund, Pennsylvania, 1953-1959
Hearing examiner, Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, 1959-1962
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Lackawanna County [Pennsylvania], 1962-1979; president judge, 1978-1979
Chair, U.S. Sentencing Commission, 1994-1998