Edwin Michael Kosik

Personal

Birthday: 
1925
Birthplace: 
Dupont, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army corporal, 1943-1946
U.S. Army Reserve colonel, 1975
Private practice, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1951-1953, 1958-1969
Assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1953-1958
Chairman, Pennsylvania State Workmen`s Compensation Board, 1964-1969
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Lackawanna County [Pennsylvania], 1969-1986; president judge, 1979-1986

Education

Name of School: 
Wilkes College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1949
Name of School - Second: 

Dickinson School of Law - Penn State

Founded in 1834 by Judge John Reed, The Dickinson School of Law is the oldest law school in Pennsylvania and the fifth oldest in the nation. Throughout its history, the law school has trained distinguished graduates who have gone on to become leaders of the bar, of the judiciary, of government, and of business. These alumni include the first secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, five governors, three U.S. senators, and more than 100 federal, state and county judges and countless prominent lawyers and civic leaders.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1951

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
6/16/1986
Retirement from Active Service: 
7/15/1996
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