15th Commissioned Judge,
Federal Judicial Service:
Received a recess appointment from Calvin Coolidge on September 14, 1928, to a seat vacated by W.H. Seward Thomson; nominated on December 6, 1928; Confirmed by the Senate on December 17, 1928; received commission on December 17, 1928; sworn in on September 22, 1928. Served as chief judge, 1949-1951.
Assumed senior status on February 1, 1951.
Service terminated on December 20, 1960, due to death.
Borough Solicitor, Tarentum Borough, Pennsylvania, 1896-1925
Member, Pennsylvania General Assembly, 1914-1924
Judge, Court of Common Pleas, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1925-1928