Thomas M. Golden

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Thomas M. Golden
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
In office
June 13, 2006 – July 31, 2010
Appointed byGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byFranklin Van Antwerpen
Succeeded byJeffrey L. Schmehl
Personal details
Born
Thomas M. Golden

(1947-11-01)November 1, 1947
Pottsville, Pennsylvania
DiedJuly 31, 2010(2010-07-31) (aged 62)
Reading, Pennsylvania
EducationPennsylvania State University (B.A.)
Dickinson School of Law (J.D.)

Thomas M. Golden (November 1, 1947 – July 31, 2010) was a United States District Court Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Pennsylvania State University in 1969, and a Juris Doctor from Dickinson School of Law (now Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson Law) in 1972. He was in private law practice in Pennsylvania from 1972 to 2006.

Federal judicial service[edit]

On January 25, 2006, Golden was nominated by President George W. Bush to become a United States District Judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, to fill the seat vacated by Franklin Van Antwerpen. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 4, 2006, and received his commission on June 13, 2006.

Death[edit]

Golden died of cancer on July 31, 2010 in Reading, Pennsylvania.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Thomas Golden - July 31, 2010". www.kuhnfuneralhome.com.
  2. ^ "Golden, Federal Judge, Dies at 62".

External links[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
Franklin Van Antwerpen
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
2006–2010
Succeeded by
Jeffrey L. Schmehl