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Lawyer

Richard Eggleston McDevitt, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1943, United States district Court (eastern district), United States Court Appeals 3d circuit). Recipient citation Pennsylvania Council Trial Judges, 1986. Chairman municipal authority Charlestown Township, since 1985. Member Association Judicial Disciplinary counsel (co-founder, citation).

Background

McDevitt, Richard Eggleston was born on July 14, 1919 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Harry S. and Emily Caldwell (Eggleston) McDevitt.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1940;Bachelor of Laws, University of Pennsylvania, 1943.

Career

Associate, Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, Philadelphia, 1943-1950;partner, Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, Philadelphia, 1950-1986;of counsel, Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, Philadelphia, since 1986. Member Pennsylvania Judicial Inquiry and Review Board, 1968-1972, executive director 1968-1986.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1943, United States district Court (eastern district), United States Court Appeals 3d circuit).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles on judicial discipline to legal publications.

Membership

Chairman municipal authority Charlestown Township, since 1985. Member Association Judicial Disciplinary counsel (co-founder, citation). Clubs: Sharswood Law (University Pennsylvania).

Lawyers (Philadelphia) (president).

Connections

Children: Emily Todd McDevitt Hopkins, Sarah Bayne McDevitt Belair, Wade Langhorne.

father:
Harry S. McDevitt

mother:
Emily Caldwell (Eggleston) McDevitt

child:
Emily Todd McDevitt Hopkins McDevitt

child:
Sarah Bayne McDevitt Belair McDevitt

child:
Wade Langhorne McDevitt