William Lloyd Standish

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William Lloyd Standish
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
In office
March 1, 2002 – January 1, 2015
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
In office
November 6, 1987 – March 1, 2002
Appointed by Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Barron McCune
Succeeded by Thomas Michael Hardiman
Personal details
Born (1930-02-16)February 16, 1930
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died January 1, 2015(2015-01-01) (aged 84)
Spouse(s) Marguerite Oliver (m. 1963; d. 2015)
Children Four
Alma mater Yale University
University of Virginia School of Law

William Lloyd Standish IV (February 16, 1930 – January 1, 2015) was a United States federal judge.

Standish was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1930.[1] He received a B.A. from Yale University in 1953. He received an LL.B. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1956. He was in private practice in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from 1956 to 1980. He was a judge on the Court of Common Pleas, Fifth Judicial District of Pennsylvania from 1980 to 1987.

Standish was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Standish was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on July 1, 1987, to a seat vacated by Barron P. McCune. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 5, 1987, and received his commission on November 6, 1987. He assumed senior status on March 1, 2002 and stopped hearing cases in 2012.

Standish died on January 1, 2015, following a lengthy undisclosed illness. He was 84.[2]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Barron Patterson McCune
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
1987–2002
Succeeded by
Thomas Hardiman