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Owen McIntosh Burns

Owen McIntosh Burns

18th Commissioned Judge,
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania


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

Received a recess appointment from Harry S Truman on October 21, 1949, to a new seat created by 63 Stat. 493; nominated on January 5, 1950; Confirmed by the Senate on March 8, 1950; received commission on March 9, 1950; sworn in on November 3, 1949.

Service terminated on October 26, 1952, due to death.

Professional Career:
Private practice, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1921-1947
U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1947-1949

University of Illinois, A.B., 1916
University of Illinois College of Law, LL.B., 1921

Born September 6, 1892, in Danville, IL
Died October 26, 1952

Personal Interest:
U.S. Army Captain, Infantry, World War I