Gustave Diamond

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Gustave Diamond
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Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Assumed office
January 31, 1994
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
In office
1992–1994
Preceded by Maurice Blanchard Cohill Jr.
Succeeded by Donald Emil Ziegler
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
In office
May 2, 1978 – January 31, 1994
Appointed by Jimmy Carter
Preceded by Edward Dumbauld
Succeeded by Robert J. Cindrich
Personal details
Born (1928-01-29) January 29, 1928 (age 88)
Burgettstown, Pennsylvania
Alma mater Duke University A.B.
Duquesne University School of Law J.D.
Profession Judge

Gustave Diamond (born January 29, 1928) is a Senior United States District Judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.[1]

Biography[edit]

Born in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania, Diamond was in the United States Navy from 1946 to 1948. He received an Artium Baccalaureus from Duke University in 1951 and a Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University School of Law in 1956. He was a law clerk to Rabe F. Marsh in U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania from 1956 to 1961. He was an assistant U.S. Attorney of the Western District of Pennsylvania from 1961 to 1963. He was the United States Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania from 1963 to 1969. He was in private practice in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from 1969 to 1975. He was in private practice in Washington, Pennsylvania from 1976 to 1978.

District Court service[edit]

Diamond was nominated by President Carter on March 22, 1978, to be a District Judge on the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, to a seat vacated by Edward Dumbauld. He was confirmed by the Senate on May 1, 1978, and received his commission on May 2, 1978. He served as chief judge from 1992-1994. He assumed senior status on January 31, 1994. He was succeeded by Robert J. Cindrich.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Justices and Judges of the United States Courts , Volume 2. The Office. 1987. 

Sources[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
Edward Dumbauld
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
1978–1994
Succeeded by
Robert J. Cindrich