A. Richard Caputo

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A. Richard Caputo
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
Assumed office
March 31, 2009
Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
In office
November 12, 1997 – March 31, 2009
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by Richard Paul Conaboy
Succeeded by Malachy E. Mannion
Personal details
Born A. Richard Caputo
1938 (age 78–79)
Port Chester, New York
Education Brown University A.B.
University of Pennsylvania Law School LL.B.

A. Richard Caputo (born 1938) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Port Chester, New York, Caputo received an Artium Baccalaureus degree from Brown University in 1960 and an Bachelor of Laws from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1963. He was in private practice in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania from 1963 to 1964, and in the United States Air Force JAG Corps from 1964 to 1967. He was an assistant public defender in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania in 1968, returning to private practice in Kingston, Pennsylvania from 1968 to 1997.

Federal judicial service[edit]

On July 31, 1997, Caputo was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a seat on the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania vacated by Richard Paul Conaboy. Caputo was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 9, 1997, and received his commission on November 12, 1997. He assumed senior status on March 31, 2009.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Richard Paul Conaboy
Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
1997–2009
Succeeded by
Malachy E. Mannion