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Schwartz, Murray Merle

Born March 23, 1931, in Ephrata, PA
Died January 11, 2013, in Hockessin, DE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on March 21, 1974, to a seat vacated by Caleb M Wright. Confirmed by the Senate on April 5, 1974, and received commission on April 17, 1974. Served as chief judge, 1985-1989. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on July 24, 1989. Service terminated on January 11, 2013, due to death.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Referee in Bankruptcy, District of Delaware, 1969-1974 (part-time)

University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, B.S., 1952
University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.B., 1955
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1982

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Caleb Wright, U.S. District Court, District of Delaware, 1955-1957
Private practice, Wilmington, Delaware, 1958-1974
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1985-1987