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Nelson Mcvicar

Biography of Nelson McVicar

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): McVicar
  • First Name: Nelson
  • Date of Birth: January , 25 , 1871
  • Place of Birth (POB): Chatham, Ontario , Canada
  • Date of Death: December , 20 , 1960
  • Place of Death (POD): Tarentum , Pennsylvania (US-PA, PA, 42, Pa., Penn., Penna.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Nelson McVicar Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Calvin Coolidge ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 12/06/1928
  • Judicial Recess Appointment date: 09/14/1928
  • Seat vacated by: Thomson , W.H. Seward
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 12/06/1928
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 12/17/1928
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 12/17/1928
  • Commission Date: 12/17/1928
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1949
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1951
  • Retirement from Active Service: 02/01/1951
  • Date of Termination: 12/20/1960
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Nelson McVicar in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Michigan Law School
  • Law Degree Year:

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Read law
  • Law Degree Year: 1896

Nelson McVicar Career Path


  • Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1896-1925
  • Solicitor, Tarentum Borough, Pennsylvania, 1896-1925
  • State representative, Pennsylvania, 1914-1924
  • Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County [Pennsylvania], 1925-1928


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