Herbert Peter Sorg

Personal

Birthday: 
12/19/1911
Birthplace: 
St. Mary`s, PA
Date of Death: 
3/11/1979
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, St. Mary`s, Pennsylvania, 1935-1955
State representative, Pennsylvania, 1940-1953; majority whip, 1945-1947; majority leader, 1947; speaker, 1947-1953

Education

Name of School: 

Duquesne University School of Law

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Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1935

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
8/1/1955
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/20/1976
Termination Date: 
3/11/1979
Termination Reason: 
Death
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