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Philip David Weiss

Philip David Weiss, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1961, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1961, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1961, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972.

Background

  • Weiss, Philip David was born on October 8, 1934 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Emanuel and Esther (Jaffe) Weiss.

  • Education

    • AB, Lafayette College, 1955. Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1960.

    Career

    • Associate Duffy, McTighe & McElhone, Norristown, Pennsylvania, 1960—1966. Partner McTighe, Weiss, Bacine & O'Rourke, Professional Corporation and predecessors, 1966—2002. Board directors Progress Finance Corporation, Greater Norristown Corporation, Allied Nut & Bolt Company, Inc.

      Served to captain infantry United States Army, 1955-1957.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1961, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1961, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1961, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to legal journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    President Montgomery County Emergency Service Board, 1980—1981. Treasurer Eagleville Hospital Board, 1975—1982. Member, solicitor Norristown Jewish Community Board.

    Member of American Bar Association (chairman professional liability committee general practice section 1978-1979), Montgomery County Estate Planning Council (president 1972-1973), American Judicature Society, Montgomery County Bar Association (secretary 1990, chairman trials committee 1987, committee budget and finance 1988-1989, vice president 1991, president 1993), Pennsylvania Bar Association (house of deals), Yale Club New York.

    Connections

    • Married Linda Horowitz, June 28, 1959. Children: Cynthia Laura, Jeffrey Sherman.
    • father: Emanuel Weiss
    • mother: Esther (Jaffe) Weiss
    • spouse: Linda Horowitz
    • children: Cynthia Laura Weiss
    • Jeffrey Sherman Weiss
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    Died July 13, 2002
    (aged 67)
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