Jay Carl Waldman

Personal

Birthday: 
11/16/1944
Birthplace: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Date of Death: 
5/30/2003
Place of Death: 
Philadelphia, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Gwilym A. Price, Jr., Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County [Pennsylvania], 1969-1970
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1970-1971
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1971-1975
Deputy assistant attorney general, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1975-1977
Director, Thornburgh for Governor Commission, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1978
Counsel, Gov. Richard Thornburgh, Pennsylvania, 1979-1981
General counsel, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1981-1986
Commissioner, Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority, 1986-1988
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1986-1988

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, July 26, 1991; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Wisconsin
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1966
Name of School - Second: 

University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1969

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
10/17/1988
Termination Date: 
5/30/2003
Termination Reason: 
Death
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