Donald John Lee

Personal

Birthday: 
7/24/1927
Birthplace: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Date of Death: 
3/17/2011
Place of Death: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Navy, 1945-1947
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1954-1956, 1958-1984
Law clerk, Hon. Rabe Marsh, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1957-1958
Councilman, Borough of Green Tree, Pennsylvania, 1961-1963
Special assistant attorney general, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1963-1974
Solicitor, Borough of Green Tree, Pennsylvania, 1963-1984, 1986-1988
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County [Pennsylvania], 1984-1986, 1988-1990

Education

Name of School: 
University of Pittsburgh
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1950
Name of School - Second: 

Duquesne University School of Law

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1954

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Western District Court

President Nominating: 
George H.W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/12/1990
Retirement from Active Service: 
4/6/2000
Termination Date: 
3/17/2011
Termination Reason: 
Death
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