Louis Rosenberg

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Louis Rosenberg
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #8
Service:
Appointed by:   John F. Kennedy
Active:   7/12/1962 - 1/4/1976
Senior:   1/5/1976 - 7/2/1999
Preceded by:   75 Stat. 80
Succeeded by:   Maurice Cohill
Personal History
Born:   1898
Deceased:   1999
Law School:   Duquesne University School of LAw (1923)



Louis Rosenberg (1898-1999) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Rosenberg received a recess appointment from President John F. Kennedy on November 20, 1961, to a new seat created by 75 Stat. 80; he was nominated on January 15, 1962, confirmed by the Senate on July 10, 1962, and received his commission on July 12.[1] He assumed senior status on January 5, 1976, and served in that capacity until his death on July 2, 1999.Rosenberg was succeeded in this position by Maurice Cohill.

Early life and education

  • Duquesne University School of Law, LL.B., 1923

Professional career

  • Special counsel, Allegheny County Emergency Relief, 1935
  • Special deputy attorney general, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1936-1939
  • Special counsel for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1939-1941
  • Special assistant city solicitor, City of Pittsburgh, 1941-1956
  • Director of public safety, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1956-1961

Judicial career

Western District of Pennsylvania

Rosenberg received a recess appointment from President John F. Kennedy on November 20, 1961, to a new seat created by 75 Stat. 80; he was nominated on January 15, 1962, confirmed by the Senate on July 10, 1962, and received his commission on July 12.[1] He assumed senior status on January 5, 1976, and served in that capacity until his death on July 2, 1999.Rosenberg was succeeded in this position by Maurice Cohill.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Western District of Pennsylvania
1962–1976
Seat #8
Succeeded by:
Maurice Cohill