Thomas Ambrose Masterson

Personal

Birthday: 
12/10/1927
Birthplace: 
Philadelphia, PA
Date of Death: 
6/15/2000
Place of Death: 
Bryn Mawr, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, 1952-1953
Volunteer defender, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1953
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1953-1956, 1960-1967, 1973-2000
Instructor, Seton Hall University School of Law, 1953-1956
Assistant district attorney, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1956
Deputy city solicitor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1956-1960

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1949
Name of School - Second: 

University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1952

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/15/1967
Termination Date: 
11/16/1973
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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