James Focht McClure Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
4/6/1931
Birthplace: 
Danville, PA
Date of Death: 
12/17/2010
Place of Death: 
Danville, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1952-1954
Attorney, Legal Advisor`s Office, U.S. Department of State, 1957-1958
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1958-1961
Counsel, Merck & Co., Inc., 1961-1965
Private practice, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 1965-1984
District attorney, Union County, Pennsylvania, 1974-1975
President judge, Court of Common Pleas of Snyder and Union Counties [Pennsylvania], 1984-1990

Education

Name of School: 
Amherst College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1952
Name of School - Second: 

University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1957

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
George H.W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/30/1990
Retirement from Active Service: 
4/7/2001
Termination Date: 
12/17/2010
Termination Reason: 
Death
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