You are here

Lord, John Whitaker, Jr.

Born December 19, 1901, in Philadelphia, PA
Died May 16, 1972

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on March 29, 1954, to a seat vacated by James P. McGranery. Confirmed by the Senate on May 18, 1954, and received commission on May 20, 1954. Served as chief judge, 1969-1971. Assumed senior status on December 19, 1971. Service terminated on May 16, 1972, due to death.

Temple University School of Law (now James E. Beasley School of Law), LL.B., 1928

Professional Career:

Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1928-1954
Professor of law, Temple University, 1938-1954
Deputy attorney general, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1939-1946
State senator, Pennsylvania, 1947-1951
City councilman, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1952-1954