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Donald West VanArtsdalen Edit Profile

federal judge

Donald West VanArtsdalen, American federal judge. Bar: Pennsylvania 1948, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1956. Served with Canadian Army, 1940-1942; Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member Order of the Coif.

Background

VanArtsdalen, Donald West was born on October 21, 1919 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Isaac Jeans and May Mable (Danenhower) Van A.

Education

Student, Williams College, 1940. Bachelor of Laws, University Pennsylvania, 1948.

Career

Practiced in, Doylestown, 1948-1970. District attorney Bucks County (Pennsylvania), 1954-1958. Judge United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1970—1985, senior judge, since 1985.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1948, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1956.

Membership

Served with Canadian Army, 1940-1942. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member Order of the Coif.

Connections

Married Marie Catherine Auerbach, June 20, 1953.

father:
Isaac Jeans A.

mother:
May Mable (Danenhower) Van A.

spouse:
Marie Catherine Auerbach