Ralph C. Body

Personal

Birthday: 
2/18/1903
Birthplace: 
Yellow House, PA
Date of Death: 
6/2/1973
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Pennsylvania, 1928-1960
Solicitor for recorder of deeds, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1933-1936
Home Owners` Loan Corporation, 1933-1941
Assistant county solicitor, Pennsylvania, 1936-1938
Member, Berks County [Pennsylvania] Board of Law Examiners, 1946-1960
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Berks County [Pennsylvania], 1960-1962

Education

Name of School: 
Pennsylvania State University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1925
Name of School - Second: 

University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1928

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
John F. Kennedy
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/4/1962
Retirement from Active Service: 
5/30/1972
Termination Date: 
6/2/1973
Termination Reason: 
Death
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