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Ruggero John Aldisert, American federal judge. Bar: Pennsylvania 1947. Recipient Outstanding Merit award, Allegheny County Academy Trial Lawyers, 1964, Distinguished Appellate Jurist award, 2005, Distinguished Citizen of Carnegia Borough award, 2005.


Aldisert, Ruggero John was born on November 10, 1919 in Carnegie, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John S. and Elizabeth (Magnacca) Aldisert.


University of Pittsburgh (Bachelor of Arts). University of Pittsburgh (Bachelor of Laws).


General practice law, Pittsburgh, 1947-1961;judge, Court Common Pleas, Allegheny County, 1961-1968;judge, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit), Pittsburgh, 1968-1984;chief judge, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit), Pittsburgh, 1984-1987;senior judge, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit), Pittsburgh, Sanat Barbara, California, since 1987. Adjunct Professor law U. Pittsburgh School Law, 1964-1987. Faculty Appellate JudgesSeminar, New York University, 1971-1985, associate director, 1979-1985.

Lecturer international seminar legal medicine U. Rome, 1965, Law Society London, 1967, International seminar comparative law, Rome, 1971. Chairman Federal Appellate Judges Seminar. Board directors Federal Judicial Center, Washington, 1974-1979.

Member Pennsylvania Civil Procedural Rules Committee, 1965-1984 Judicial Conference Committee on Administration Criminal Law, 1971-1977. Chairman advising committee on bankruptcy rules Judicial Conference United States, 1979-1984. Lecturer universities in the United States and abroad.


  • Bar: Pennsylvania bar 1947.



Allegheny district chairman Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1961-1968. President ISDA, Cultural Heritage Foundation, 1965-1968. Trustee U. Pittsburgh, since 1968.

Chairman of the Board visitors Pittsburgh School Law, since 1978. Served to major United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Institute Judicial Administration, American Law Institute, Italian Sons and Daus. of America (national president 1954-1968), Italian Sons and Daus.

American Fraternal Association (national president 1960-1968), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Delta, Omicron Delta Kappa.


Married Agatha Maria DeLacio, October 4, 1952. Children: Lisa Maria, Robert, Gregory.

John S. Aldisert

Elizabeth (Magnacca) Aldisert

Agatha Maria DeLacio

Lisa Maria Aldisert

Robert Aldisert

Gregory Aldisert