Michael Henry Sheridan

Personal

Birthday: 
7/8/1912
Birthplace: 
Nanticoke, PA
Date of Death: 
8/23/1976
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, 1937-1942, 1948-1961
U.S. Navy, 1942-1947
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1947

Education

Name of School: 
Lafayette College
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1933
Name of School - Second: 

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 - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1936

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
8/30/1961
Termination Date: 
8/23/1976
Termination Reason: 
Death
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