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Joseph Francis Weis

Biography of Joseph Francis Weis Jr.

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Weis
  • First Name: Joseph
  • Middle Name: Francis
  • Generational Suffix: Jr.
  • Date of Birth: March , 12 , 1923
  • Place of Birth (POB): Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania (US-PA, PA, 42, Pa., Penn., Penna.)
  • Date of Death: March , 19 , 2014
  • Place of Death (POD): Fox Chapel , Pennsylvania (US-PA, PA, 42, Pa., Penn., Penna.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Joseph Francis Weis Jr. Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Western 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): 03/11/1970
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Willson , Joseph P.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 03/11/1970
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 04/23/1970
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 04/23/1970
  • Commission Date: 04/24/1970
  • Date of Termination: 03/27/1973
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Appointment to Another Judicial Position

Second Appointment of Joseph Francis Weis Jr.

  • Court Name: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Court of Appeals
  • Promoted by President: Richard M. Nixon ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 02/13/1973
  • Seat vacated by: Freedman , Abraham Lincoln
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 02/13/1973
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action: 03/14/1973
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/14/1973
  • Commission Date: 03/15/1973
  • Retirement from Active Service: 04/01/1988
  • Date of Termination: 03/19/2014
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Joseph Francis Weis Jr. in the Law School

  • Name of School: Duquesne University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1947

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1950

Joseph Francis Weis Jr. Career Path

Employment:

  • U.S. Army captain, 1943-1948
  • Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1950-1968
  • Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County [Pennsylvania], 1968-1970
  • Adjunct professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1986-

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