Joseph Buffington

Personal

Birthday: 
9/5/1855
Birthplace: 
Kittanning, PA
Date of Death: 
10/21/1947
Place of Death: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Kittanning, Pennsylvania, 1878-1892

Education

Name of School: 
Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1875
Name of School - Second: 
Read law
Degree Year - Second: 
1878

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Benjamin Harrison
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
02/23/1892
Termination Date: 
9/26/1906
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Circuit Courts for the Third Circuit
Commission Date - Second: 
12/11/1906
Termination Date - Second: 
12/31/1911
Termination Reason - Second: 
Abolition of Court
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Court Name - Third: 

Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Third: 
12/11/1906
Retirement from Active Service - Third: 
6/1/1938
Termination Date - Third: 
10/21/1947
Termination Reason - Third: 
Death
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