Sylvia H. Rambo

Personal

Birthday: 
1936
Birthplace: 
Royersford, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Attorney, Trust Department, Bank of Delaware, Wilmington, Delaware, 1962-1963
Private practice, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1963-1976, 1978-1979
Public defender, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1973-1976; chief public defender, 1976
Adjunct faculty, Dickinson School of Law, 1975-1977; assistant adjunct professor of law, 1975-1976; adjunct professor of law, 1976-1977
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Cumberland County [Pennsylvania], 1976-1978

Education

Name of School: 
Dickinson College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1958
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: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1962

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: 
4/18/2001
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