John Morgan Davis

Personal

Birthday: 
8/9/1906
Birthplace: 
Shenandoah, PA
Date of Death: 
3/8/1984
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1933-1952
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County [Pennsylvania], 1952-1958
Lieutenant governor, Pennsylvania, 1959-1963

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, September 3, 1963; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Pennsylvania
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1929
Name of School - Second: 

University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1932

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
3/17/1964
Retirement from Active Service: 
5/6/1974
Termination Date: 
3/8/1984
Termination Reason: 
Death
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