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Judge Murray M. Schwartz

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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.


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