Carol Los Mansmann

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Carol Los Mansmann
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
In office
April 4, 1985 – March 9, 2002
Appointed byRonald Reagan
Preceded bySeat established by 98 Stat. 333
Succeeded byD. Michael Fisher
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
In office
March 19, 1982 – April 22, 1985
Appointed byRonald Reagan
Preceded byWilliam W. Knox
Succeeded byD. Brooks Smith
Personal details
Born(1942-08-07)August 7, 1942
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
DiedMarch 9, 2002(2002-03-09) (aged 59)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Political partyRepublican
EducationDuquesne University (B.A.)
Duquesne University School of Law (J.D.)

Carol Los Mansmann (August 7, 1942 – March 9, 2002) was a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Mansmann received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Duquesne University in 1964 and a Juris Doctor from Duquesne University School of Law in 1967. She was a law clerk to Ralph H. Smith, Jr. of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas from 1967 to 1968, and then an assistant district attorney of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania from 1968 to 1972. She was in private practice in Pittsburgh from 1973 to 1979, and was also a special assistant to the Attorney General of Pennsylvania from 1974 to 1979. Mansmann was on the faculty of the Duquesne University School of Law as an associate professor of law from 1974 to 1983, and later as an adjunct professor of law from 1987 to 1994.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

Mansmann was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on February 23, 1982, to a seat on the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania vacated by Judge William W. Knox. She was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 18, 1982, and received commission on March 19, 1982. Her service terminated on April 22, 1985, due to elevation to the Third Circuit.[1]

Mansmann was nominated by President Reagan on March 7, 1985, to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. She was confirmed by the Senate on April 3, 1985, and received commission on April 4, 1985. Her service terminated on March 9, 2002, due to death.[1]

Death[edit]

Mansmann died of breast cancer in Pittsburgh on March 9, 2002.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Mansmann, Carol Los - Federal Judicial Center". www.fjc.gov.
  2. ^ "Obituary: Carol Los Mansmann / Respected judge with long list of career firsts". old.post-gazette.com.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
William W. Knox
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
1982–1985
Succeeded by
D. Brooks Smith
Preceded by
Seat established by 98 Stat. 333
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
1985–2002
Succeeded by
D. Michael Fisher