Lowell A. Reed, Jr.
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Lowell A. Reed, Jr. (born 1930) is a United States federal judge.
Born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, Reed received a B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin in 1952 and attended the University of Wisconsin Law School before receiving a J.D. from Temple University School of Law in 1958. He was in the United States Navy Lieutenant Commander, Naval Intelligence from 1953 to 1957. He was a law clerk, Hon. Ethan Allen Doty, Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1958. He was a Corporation trial counsel, PMA Insurance Group, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 1958 to 1962. He was in private practice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 1963 to 1988. He was a Lecturer in law, Temple University, Beasley School of Law from 1966 to 1981. He has been on the faculty advisory board of The Academy of Advocacy, Temple University, since 1989.
Prior to being appointed to the bench, he was elected to serve on the Abington School District Board of School Directors and was president of the Rydal-Meadowbrook Civic Association. He has also served as an elder of the Abington Presbyterian Church.
Reed was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Reed was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on December 18, 1987, to a seat vacated by Anthony J. Scirica. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 19, 1988, and received his commission on April 20, 1988. He assumed senior status on June 21, 1999.
- Lowell A. Reed, Jr. at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
- "The Honorable Lowell A. Reed, Jr," Inns of Court