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U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

Diamond, Gustave
36th Commissioned Judge
Judge Diamond

Federal Judicial Service:

United States District Court,
Western District of Pennsylvania


Nominated by Jimmy Carter
on March 22, 1978,
to a seat vacated by Herbert P. Sorg;

Confirmed
by the Senate on May 1, 1978; received commission on May 2, 1978; sworn in on May 24, 1978. Served as chief judge, 1992-1994. Assumed
senior status on February 1, 1994.

 

Professional Career:
Law Clerk, Hon. Rabe F. Marsh, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1956-1961
Assistant U.S. Attorney, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1961-1963
U.S. Attorney, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1963-1969
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1969-1975
Private practice, Washington, Pennsylvania, 1976-1978

Education:
Duke University, A.B., 1951
Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 1956

Personal:
Born January 29, 1928 in Burgettstown, PA

Personal Interest:
U.S. Navy Seaman, 1946-1948

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