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Murray Merle Schwartz

Biography of Murray Merle Schwartz

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Schwartz
  • First Name: Murray
  • Middle Name: Merle
  • Date of Birth: March , 23 , 1931
  • Place of Birth (POB): Ephrata , Pennsylvania (US-PA, PA, 42, Pa., Penn., Penna.)
  • Date of Death: January , 11 , 2013
  • Place of Death (POD): Hockessin , Delaware (US-DE, DE, 10, DL, Del., De.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Murray Merle Schwartz Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Delaware
  • 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): 03/21/1974
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Wright , Caleb M
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 03/21/1974
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 04/05/1974
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 04/05/1974
  • Commission Date: 04/17/1974
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1985
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1989
  • Retirement from Active Service: 07/24/1989
  • Date of Termination: 01/11/2013
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Murray Merle Schwartz in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1952

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1955

Third Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Virginia School of Law
  • Degree: Master of Laws (LL.M.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1982

Murray Merle Schwartz Career Path


  • Law clerk, Hon. Caleb Wright, U.S. District Court, District of Delaware, 1955-1957
  • Private practice, Wilmington, Delaware, 1958-1974
  • Referee in bankruptcy (part-time), District of Delaware, 1969-1974


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