John William Ditter Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1921
Birthplace: 
Philadelphia, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Naval Reserve captain, 1943-1946, 1951-1953
Law clerk, Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County [Pennsylvania], 1948-1950
Assistant district attorney, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 1951, 1953-1955, 1956-1960; first assistant district attorney, 1956-1960
Private practice, Ambler, Pennsylvania, 1953-1963
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County [Pennsylvania], 1964-1970

Education

Name of School: 
Ursinus College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1943
Name of School - Second: 

University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1948

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: 
10/15/1970
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/19/1986
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