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U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

McIlvaine, John Wilson
23rd Commissioned Judge
Judge McIlvaine

Federal Judicial Service:

United States District Court,
Western District of Pennsylvania

Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower
on March 20, 1955, to a new seat created by
68 Stat. 8;

by the Senate on July 29, 1955; received commission on August 1, 1955; sworn in on August 19, 1955. Service terminated on July 1, 1963, due to death.


Professional Career:
Private practice, Washington, Pennsylvania, 1932-
FirstAssistant District Attorney, Washington County, Pennsylvania, 1952-1953
U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1953-1955

Washington and Jefferson College, B.S., 1928
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, LL.B., 1932

Born June 22, 1907, in Washington, PA
Died July 1, 1963, after suffering a heart attack in a 6th Floor courtroom at the Federal Courthouse, Pittsburgh, PA, and died on a couch outside the courtroom.

Personal Interest:
U.S. Army Air Corps Lieutenant Colonel, 7th Bomber Command, World War II