William W. Caldwell

Personal

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

U.S. Army, Air Corps, 1944-1945
Private practice, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1951-1970
First assistant district attorney (part-time), Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, 1960-1962
Counsel/chairman, Pennsylvania Board of Arbitration of Claims, 1963-1970
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Dauphin County [Pennsylvania], 1970-1982

Education

Name of School: 
Dickinson College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1948
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: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1951

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/19/1982
Retirement from Active Service: 
5/31/1994
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