Ralph Francis Scalera

Personal

Birthday: 
6/28/1930
Birthplace: 
Midland, PA
Date of Death: 
1/27/2011
Place of Death: 
Brighton Township, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1955-1957
Private practice, Beaver, Pennsylvania, 1957-1959, 1961-1964, 1970-1971
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1959-1961
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Beaver County [Pennsylvania], 1964-1970; presiding judge, 1966-1970
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1976-

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1952
Name of School - Second: 

University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1955

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
11/30/1971
Termination Date: 
5/1/1976
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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