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Alan Neil Bloch

Alan Neil Bloch, American federal judge. Bar: Pennsylvania 1959. Served with Army of the United States, 1953-1955. Member American Bar Association, Academy Trial Lawyers Allegheny County, Duquesne Club, Phi Delta Phi.

Background

  • Bloch, Alan Neil was born on April 12, 1932 in Pittsburgh. Son of Gustave James and Molly Dorothy Bloch.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Economics, University Pennsylvania, 1953. Juris Doctor, University Pittsburgh, 1958.

    Career

    • Industrial engineer United States Steel Corporation, 1953. Practice law Pittsburgh, 1959-1979. Judge United States District Court (western district) Pennsylvania, 1979—1997, senior judge, since 1997.

      Member Judicial Conference United States Committee on Court Security, 1987-1992. Chairman joint task force on death penalty representation Supreme Court Pennsylvania-Court Appeals. Past member Rule 11 task force Court Appeals (3d circuit).

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1959.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to legal publications.

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Served with Army of the United States, 1953-1955. Member American Bar Association, Academy Trial Lawyers Allegheny County, Duquesne Club, Phi Delta Phi. Clubs: River.

    Connections

    • Married Elaine Claire Amdur, August 24, 1957. Children: Rebecca Lee, Carolyn Jean, Evan Amdur.
    • father: Gustave James
    • mother: Molly Dorothy Bloch
    • spouse: Elaine Claire Amdur
    • children: Rebecca Lee Bloch
    • Carolyn Jean Bloch
    • Evan Amdur Bloch
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    Born April 12, 1932
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