Richard Paul Conaboy

Personal

Birthday: 
1925
Birthplace: 
Scranton, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army sergeant, Air Corps, 1945-1947
Private practice, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1951-1962
Deputy attorney general, State Workman`s Insurance Fund, Pennsylvania, 1953-1959
Hearing examiner, Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, 1959-1962
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Lackawanna County [Pennsylvania], 1962-1979; president judge, 1978-1979
Chair, U.S. Sentencing Commission, 1994-1998

Education

Name of School: 
University of Scranton
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1945
Name of School - Second: 

Catholic University of America - School of Law

The School of Law at The Catholic University of America is committed to excellence in legal education within the profound intellectual tradition of the Church. Giving priority to the sacred dignity and uniqueness of each human person, the law school program is a standing invitation for men and women to pursue a professional calling fully informed by faith, moral inquiry and respect for the rule of law. The rigorous course of study embodies, in the words of the university's first rector, "the harmony between reason and revelation . . . [and] the genius of America."

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1950

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/24/1979
Retirement from Active Service: 
9/1/1992
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