John Berne Hannum

Personal

Birthday: 
3/19/1915
Birthplace: 
Chester, PA
Date of Death: 
4/23/2007
Place of Death: 
Unionville, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1941-1942, 1946-1949
U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant, 1942-1946
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1949-1968
Judge, Superior Court of Pennsylvania, 1968-1969

Education

Name of School: 

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: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1941

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
5/6/1969
Retirement from Active Service: 
5/29/1984
Termination Date: 
4/23/2007
Termination Reason: 
Death
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