Albert Leisenring Watson

Personal

Birthday: 
12/6/1876
Birthplace: 
Montrose, PA
Date of Death: 
12/20/1960
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1903-1925
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Lackawanna County [Pennsylvania], 1926-1928

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, June 8, 1929; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Amherst College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1901
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1903

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
Court Name: 

Pennsylvania Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
Herbert Hoover
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/17/1929
Retirement from Active Service: 
5/31/1955
Termination Date: 
12/20/1960
Termination Reason: 
Death
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