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William Alvah Stewart

William Alvah Stewart

20th Commissioned Judge,
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania


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

Nominated by Harry S Truman on February 27, 1951, to a seat vacated by Nelson McVicar; Confirmed by the Senate on April 24, 1951; received commission on April 25, 1951; sworn in on May 4, 1951.

Service terminated on April 9, 1953, due to death.

Professional Career:
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1928-1951

Instructor, Duquesne Law School, 1930-1942

Assistant City Solicitor, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1934-1936

Assistant County Solicitor, County of Allegheny, Pennsylvania, 1936-1938

City Solicitor, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1938-1942

Amherst College, A.B., 1925
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1928

Born August 16, 1903, in Pittsburgh, PA
Died April 9, 1953

Personal Interest:
U.S. Army, JAG Corps, 1942-1946
Member, Pittsburgh City Council, 1946-1951
Member, Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1947-1951