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Timothy Lewis

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Timothy Lewis
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Title:   Former Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   10/9/1992 - 6/30/1999
Preceded by:   104 Stat. 5089
Succeeded by:   Brooks Smith
Past post:   United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Past term:   6/18/1991 - 10/23/1992
Past position:   Seat #1
Personal History
Born:   1954
Undergraduate:   Tufts University (1976)
Law School:   Duquesne University School of Law (1980)

Timothy K. Lewis (1954-present) was a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He was elevated to the Third Circuit in 1992 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush.

Early life and education

  • Tufts University, B.A., 1976
  • Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 1980

Professional career

  • Assistant district attorney, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1980-1983
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1983-1991

Judicial career

Western District of Pennsylvania

Lewis was nominated by President George H.W. Bush on April 25, 1991, to a seat vacated by Paul Simmons; he was confirmed by the Senate on June 14, 1991, and received commission on June 18, 1991. He served the Western District of Pennsylvania until he was elevated to the Third Circuit on October 23, 1992. Lewis was succeeded in this position by Gary Lancaster.

Third Circuit

Lewis was nominated to the Third Circuit by President George H.W. Bush on September 17, 1992, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089; he was confirmed by the Senate on October 8, 1992, and received commission the next day. He served the Third Circuit until his resignation on June 30, 1999.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Paul Simmons
Western District of Pennsylvania
1991–1992
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
Gary Lancaster
Preceded by:
NA - new seat
Third Circuit Court of Appeals
1992–1999
Succeeded by:
Brooks Smith