Thomas Newman O`Neill Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1928
Birthplace: 
Hanover, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Naval Air Reserve, 1948-1953
Law clerk, Hon. Herbert F. Goodrich, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1953-1954
Law clerk, Hon. Harold H. Burton, Supreme Court of the United States, 1954-1955
Fulbright scholar, London School of Economics, 1955-1956
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1956-1983

Education

Name of School: 
Catholic University of America
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1950
Name of School - Second: 

University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1953

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
8/5/1983
Retirement from Active Service: 
7/6/1996
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