27th Commissioned Judge,
Federal Judicial Service:
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on April 30, 1964, to a seat vacated by John W. McIlvaine; Confirmed by the Senate on September 15, 1964; received commission on September 15, 1964; sworn in on October 2, 1964.
Served as chief judge, 1976-1982.
Assumed senior status on December 31, 1988.
Service terminated on August 28, 1989, due to death.
Subject of a legend that Judge Weber’s ghost roams the 4th floor at the federal courthouse late at night in a black robe causing elevators to open and cold air to “swish” past workers and leaves a trail of cigar smoke.