Lowell Reed

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Lowell Reed
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #3T
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   04/20/1988 - 06/20/1999
Senior:   06/21/1999 - Present
Preceded by:   Anthony Scirica
Succeeded by:   Richard Surrick
Personal History
Born:   1930
Hometown:   Westchester, PA
Undergraduate:   U. of Wisconsin, B.B.A., 1952
Law School:   Temple U. Law, J.D., 1958
Military service:   U.S. Navy 1953 - 1957



Lowell Reed, Jr. is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He joined the court in 1987 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. He is serving on senior status.

Early life and education

A native Pennsylvanian, Reed graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison with his bachelor's degree in 1952 and later graduated from the Temple University School of Law with a J.D.degree in 1958. Reed served as a U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander in the Division of Naval Intelligence, from 1953 to 1957.[1]

Professional career

Reed began his legal career as a law clerk for Common Pleas Judge Ethan Allen Doty for the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia in 1958. From 1958 to 1962, Reed was the corporation trial counsel for PMA Insurance Group based in Philadelphia prior to entering into private practice in the state of Pennsylvania from 1963 to 1988. In addition to his legal work, Reed became a lecturer in law at the Temple University Beasley School of Law from 1966 to 1981 and has served on the faculty advisory board of the Academy of Advocacy at Temple University since 1989.

Judicial career

Eastern District of Pennsylvania

On the recommendation of U.S. Senators Arlen Specter and John Heinz III, Reed was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on December 18, 1987, to a seat vacated by Tony Scirica as Scirica was nominated to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals[2]. Reed was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 19, 1988, and received commission on April 20, 1988. Reed later assumed senior status on June 21, 1999.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Anthony Scirica
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
1988–1999
Seat #3T
Succeeded by:
Richard Surrick


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