Donald Emil Ziegler

Personal

Birthday: 
1936
Birthplace: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1962-1974
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County [Pennsylvania], 1974-1978

Education

Name of School: 
Duquesne University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1958
Name of School - Second: 

Georgetown University Law Center

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1961

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
5/2/1978
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/1/2001
Termination Date: 
5/31/2003
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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