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Robert Murray Gibson

Robert Murray Gibson

13th Commissioned Judge,
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania


Federal Judicial Service:
U. S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

Nominated by Warren G. Harding on July 18, 1922, to a seat vacated by Charles P. Orr; Confirmed by the Senate on July 24, 1922; received commission on July 24, 1922; sworn in July 29, 1922.

Served as chief judge, 1948-1949.

Assumed senior status on January 31, 1949.

Service terminated on December 19, 1949, due to death.

Professional Career:
Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1904-1914

Special Assistant to the U.S. Attorney General, 1912-1913 Assistant District Attorney, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1914-1922

Pennsylvania State University, 1888-1889
Washington and Jefferson College, A.B., 1889 Read law, 1894

Born August 20, 1869, in Duncansville, PA
Died December 19, 1949, in Pittsburgh, PA; Internment at Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA

Personal Interest:
Right-handed pitcher for the Chicago Colts, 1890