Charles William Kraft Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
12/14/1903
Birthplace: 
Philadelphia, PA
Date of Death: 
1/18/2002
Place of Death: 
Key Biscayne, FL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Media, Pennsylvania, 1927-1955
District attorney, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, 1944-1952

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, May 20, 1955; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Pennsylvania
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1924
Name of School - Second: 

University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1927
Name of School - Third: 

University of Pennsylvania Law School

Unlike most law schools that remain isolated from their universities, Penn Law has followed the opposite path, nurturing relationships with as fine an array of law-related professional schools as you will find in the country. Students can easily enhance their first-rate legal education through study in many associated disciplines, either through matriculation in a joint degree program or by taking up to four courses in other departments.

Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1930

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/29/1956
Retirement from Active Service: 
11/11/1970
Termination Date: 
1/18/2002
Termination Reason: 
Death
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