Judge James Knoll Gardner

Judge James Knoll Gardner

Birth
Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 26 Apr 2017 (aged 76)
Emmaus, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Emmaus, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 178798279 · View Source
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United States District Judge, of the "United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania". He received a JD degree from Harvard Law School in 1965. He was in the "United States Navy JAG Corps from 1966 to 1969", remaining a "U.S. Naval Reserve JAG Corps officer from 1969 to 1993", retiring as a Captain. He was in private practice of law in "Philadelphia from 1965 to 1966 and 1969 to 1970", and in "Allentown from 1970 to 1981". He was "legal practitioner to the Treasurer of Lehigh County from 1971 to 1977". He was an "Assistant District Attorney of Lehigh County from 1972 to 1977", and then First "Assistant District Attorney of Lehigh County from 1977 to 1981". He was a "Judge on the Court of Common Pleas of Lehigh County from 1981 to 2002", serving as "President Judge from 1997 to 2001". He was nominated by "President George W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in April 22, 2002" vacated by Jan E. DuBois. He was confirmed by the "United States Senate on October 2, 2002, and received his commission on October 3, 2002". He assumed senior status on April 3, 2017. He was known for his resilience, strength of character, loyalty, attention to detail, and commitment to his career as a "Judge", for which he possessed an enduring passion for his work on the "Federal bench". He could be spotted driving around "Allentown" listening to the tunes of "Miles Davis" in his red "BMW convertible", likely on his way from the bench, which he sat on for 36 years.


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  • Created by: Never Forgotten
  • Added: 26 Apr 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 178798279
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Judge James Knoll Gardner (14 Aug 1940–26 Apr 2017), Find a Grave Memorial no. 178798279, citing Northwood Cemetery, Emmaus, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Never Forgotten (contributor 47317082) .