Marvin Katz

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Marvin Katz
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #10
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   8/6/1983 - 8/25/1997
Senior:   8/26/1997 - 10/12/2012
Preceded by:   Joseph Simon Lord
Succeeded by:   Mary McLaughlin
Personal History
Born:   1930
Undergraduate:   University of Pennsylvania (1951)
Law School:   Yale Law School (1954)

Martin Katz (1930-present) was a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Katz was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on June 21, 1983, to a seat vacated by Joseph Simon Lord; he was confirmed by the Senate on August 4, 1983, and received commission on August 6, 1983. He assumed senior status on August 26, 1997.[1] Katz was succeeded in this position by Mary McLaughlin.

Katz passed away on October 12, 2010.[2]

Early life and education

  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1951
  • Yale Law School, LL.B., 1954

Professional career

  • Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1954-1977
  • Law clerk, Hon. Francis X. McClanaghan, Court of Common Pleas, Pennsylvania, 1959-1960
  • Assistant to the commissioner, U.S. Internal Revenue Service, 1977-1981
  • Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1981-1983

Judicial career

Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Katz was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on June 21, 1983, to a seat vacated by Joseph Simon Lord; he was confirmed by the Senate on August 4, 1983, and received commission on August 6, 1983. He assumed senior status on August 26, 1997.[1] Katz was succeeded in this position by Mary McLaughlin.

Katz passed away on October 12, 2010.[3]

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References

Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Joseph Simon Lord
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
1983–1997
Seat #10
Succeeded by:
Mary McLaughlin