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James Scott Young

James Scott Young

10th Commissioned Judge,
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania


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

Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on January 14, 1908, to a seat vacated by Nathaniel Ewing; Confirmed by the Senate on January 22, 1908; received commission on January 22, 1908; sworn in February 1, 1908.

Service terminated on February 25, 1914, due to death.

Professional Career:
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1872-1902

U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1902-1905

Judge, Court of Common Pleas, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1905-1908

Washington and Jefferson College, A.B., 1869
Read law, 1872

Born December 3, 1848, in Pittsburgh, PA
Died February 25, 1914