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John Berne Hannum

Biography of John Berne Hannum

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Hannum
  • First Name: John
  • Middle Name: Berne
  • Date of Birth: March , 19 , 1915
  • Place of Birth (POB): Chester , Pennsylvania (US-PA, PA, 42, Pa., Penn., Penna.)
  • Date of Death: April , 23 , 2007
  • Place of Death (POD): Unionville , Pennsylvania (US-PA, PA, 42, Pa., Penn., Penna.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

John Berne Hannum Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Richard M. Nixon ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 03/24/1969
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Van Dusen , Francis L.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 03/26/1969
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 05/01/1969
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 05/05/1969
  • Commission Date: 05/06/1969
  • Retirement from Active Service: 05/29/1984
  • Date of Termination: 04/23/2007
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

John Berne Hannum in the Law School

  • Name of School: Dickinson School of Law
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1941

John Berne Hannum Career Path


  • Private practice, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1941-1942, 1946-1949
  • U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant, 1942-1946
  • Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1949-1968
  • Judge, Superior Court of Pennsylvania, 1968-1969


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