John Joseph O`Connell

Personal

Birthday: 
9/8/1894
Birthplace: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Date of Death: 
12/16/1949
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Navy, 1918-1919
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1931-1936
Assistant solicitor, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1936-1943
Solicitor, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1944-1945

Education

Name of School: 
Duquesne University
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1928
Name of School - Second: 

Duquesne University School of Law

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1931

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Court Name: 

Third Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/11/1945
Termination Date: 
12/16/1949
Termination Reason: 
Death
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