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Stewart Dalzell
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #20
Service:
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   09/16/1991 - 10/31/2013
Senior:   10/31/2013 - Present
Preceded by:   104 Stat. 5089
Personal History
Born:   1943
Hometown:   Hackensack, NJ
Undergraduate:   University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business, B.S., 1965
Law School:   University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1969
Stewart Dalzell is a federal judge on senior status for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He joined the court in 1991 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush. Dalzell stepped down and took senior status on October 31, 2013.[1]

Early life and education

Born in Hackensack, New Jersey, Dalzell graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business with his bachelor's in Business Administration in 1965. In 1969, Dalzell obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law.[2]

Professional career

Dalzell served as visiting lecturer of law at the University of Pennsylvania from 1969 to 1970 and spent the rest of his legal career before the Federal Bench in private practice in Pennsylvania from 1970 to 1991.[2]

Judicial career

Eastern District of Pennsylvania

On the recommendation of U.S. Senator Arlen Specter, Dalzell was nominated to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania by President George H.W. Bush on July 24, 1991 to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089 which was approved by Congress. Dalzell was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 12, 1991 and received commission on September 16, 1991.[3] On October 31, 2013, Dalzell took senior status after 12 years on the bench.[1]


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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
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Eastern District of Pennsylvania
1991–2013
Seat #20
Succeeded by:
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