Harry Ellis Kalodner

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Harry Ellis Kalodner (March 28, 1896 – March 15, 1977) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Kalodner received an LL.B. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1917 and was in the U.S. Army, JAG Corps, World War I. He was in private practice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 1917 to 1935. He was a Staff member, Philadelphia North American from 1919 to 1925. He was a Financial and political editor, The Philadelphia Record from 1928 to 1934. He was a Commonwealth secretary of revenue, Pennsylvania in 1935. He was a judge on the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania from 1936 to 1937.

Kalodner was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Kalodner received a recess appointment from Franklin D. Roosevelt on July 6, 1938, to a seat vacated by Albert B. Maris. Formally nominated on January 5, 1939. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 30, 1939, and received his commission on May 4, 1939. Kalodner served in that capacity until September 3, 1946, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Kalodner was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Kalodner was nominated by President Harry S. Truman on May 21, 1946, to a seat vacated by Charles Alvin Jones. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 25, 1946, and received his commission on July 27, 1946. He served as chief judge from 1965-1966. He assumed senior status on October 3, 1969. Kalodner served in that capacity until March 15, 1977, due to his death.

He died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

His grandson and namesake, Harry Adam Kalodner, is a PhD candidate in computer science at Princeton University. See http://www.cs.princeton.edu/people/grad

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