Alfred Leopold Luongo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Alfred Leopold Luongo (August 17, 1920 – July 19, 1986) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Luongo received a B.S. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1941 and served as a Technical Sergeant in the United States Army during World War II, from 1942 to 1946. He received an LL.B. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1947, and was a law clerk on the Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia from 1948 to 1949, and for Thomas James Clary of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania from 1949 to 1952. Luongo became an assistant U.S. Attorney of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania from 1952 to 1953, then entered private practice in Philadelphia until 1961. He was a Councilman on the Philadelphia City Council from 1960 to 1961.

On September 14, 1961, Luongo was nominated by President John F. Kennedy to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania created by 75 Stat. 80. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 21, 1961, and received his commission on September 22, 1961. He served as chief judge from 1982 until his death in 1986.

Sources[edit]