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Gary L. Lancaster

Gary L. Lancaster

46th Commissioned Judge,
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania


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

Nominated byWilliam J. Clinton on October 25, 1993, to a seat vacated by Timothy K. Lewis; Confirmed by the Senate on November 20, 1993; received commission on November 24, 1993; sworn in on December 17, 1993.

Served as Chief Judge 2009-2013
Service terminated on April 24, 2013, due to death.

Professional Career:
Regional counsel, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, 1974-1976

Assistant District Attorney, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1976-1978

Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1978-1987

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1987-1993

Slippery Rock State College, B.S., 1971
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1974

Born August 14, 1949 in Brownsville, PA
Died April 24, 2013