Francis Lund Van Dusen

Personal

Birthday: 
5/16/1912
Birthplace: 
Philadelphia, PA
Date of Death: 
5/26/1993
Place of Death: 
Bryn Mawr, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1937-1941, 1945-1955
Attorney, Office of Administrator of Export Control, 1941
Senior attorney, Office of Production Management, 1941-1942
Senior attorney, War Production Board, 1942
U.S. Navy lieutenant commander, 1942-1945

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, March 29, 1954; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Princeton University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1934
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1937

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: 
8/1/1955
Termination Date: 
6/26/1967
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
6/12/1967
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
5/16/1977
Termination Date - Second: 
5/26/1993
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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