William Lloyd Standish

Personal

Birthday: 
2/16/1930
Birthplace: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Date of Death: 
1/1/2015
Place of Death: 
Sewickley, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1956-1980
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County [Pennsylvania], 1980-1987

Education

Name of School: 
Yale University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1953
Name of School - Second: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1956

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
11/6/1987
Retirement from Active Service: 
3/1/2002
Termination Date: 
1/1/2015
Termination Reason: 
Death
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