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Joseph Simon Lord Iii

Biography of Joseph Simon Lord III

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Lord
  • First Name: Joseph
  • Middle Name: Simon
  • Generational Suffix: III
  • Date of Birth: May , 21 , 1912
  • Place of Birth (POB): Philadelphia , Pennsylvania (US-PA, PA, 42, Pa., Penn., Penna.)
  • Date of Death: April , 23 , 1991
  • Place of Death (POD): Philadelphia , Pennsylvania (US-PA, PA, 42, Pa., Penn., Penna.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Joseph Simon Lord III Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: John F. Kennedy ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 08/31/1961
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 75 Stat. 80
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 08/31/1961
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 09/14/1961
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 09/14/1961
  • Commission Date: 09/15/1961
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1971
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1982
  • Retirement from Active Service: 07/01/1982
  • Date of Termination: 04/23/1991
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Joseph Simon Lord III in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Pennsylvania
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1933

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1936

Joseph Simon Lord III Career Path


  • Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1936-1961
  • U.S. Navy, 1942-1945
  • U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1961


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