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U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

Burns, Owen McIntosh
18th Commissioned Judge
Judge Burns

Federal Judicial Service:

United States District Court,
Western District of Pennsylvania

Recess appointment from Harry S Truman on October 21, 1949, to a new seat created by 63 Stat. 493;
Nominated by January 5, 1950

by the Senate on March 8, 1950, and received commission on March 9, 1950. Sworn in on
November 3, 1949. Service terminated on October 26, 1952, due to death.


Professional Career:
Private practice, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1921-1947
U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1947-1949

University of Illinois, A.B., 1916
University of Illinois College of Law, LL.B., 1921

Born September 6, 1892, in Danville, IL
Died October 26, 1952

Personal Interest:

U.S. Army Captain, Infantry, World War I