The Honorable Murray M. Schwartz

  Schwartz, Murray Merle

  Born March 23, 1931, in Ephrata, PA
  Died January 11, 2013, in Hockessin, DE  

 

Federal Judicial Service:

U. S. District Court, District of Delaware
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on March 21, 1974, to a seat vacated by Caleb M Wright; Confirmed by the Senate on April 5, 1974, and received commission on April 17, 1974. Served as Chief Judge, 1985-1989. Assumed senior status on July 24, 1989.  Service terminated on January 11, 2013, due to death.

Education:

University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business, B.S., 1952
University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.B., 1955
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1982

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Caleb Wright, U.S. District Court, District of Delaware, 1955-1957
Private practice, Wilmington, Delaware, 1958-1974
Referee in Bankruptcy (part-time), U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, 1969-1974