Owen McIntosh Burns

Personal

Birthday: 
9/6/1892
Birthplace: 
Danville, IL
Date of Death: 
10/26/1952
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army captain, Infantry, World War I
Private practice, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1921-1947
U.S. attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1947-1949

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, October 15, 1949; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Illinois
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1916
Name of School - Second: 

University of Illinois College of Law

Established more than a century ago, the College shares the world-class reputation of the University of Illinois. One of 16 colleges, schools, and institutes on the University's flagship Urbana-Champaign campus, the law school is consistently ranked among the nation's top 10 public law schools and a peer of the nation's private elite. You'll find the College of Law to be a unique blend of tradition and innovation, attributes you might expect from a college sharing space with the birthplace of the light-emitting diode and the first graphical Web browser.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1921

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
3/9/1950
Termination Date: 
10/26/1952
Termination Reason: 
Death
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