A. Richard Caputo is confirmed dead at the age of 81.
A. was best known as a American jurist.
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Senior U.S. District Judge A. Richard Caputo passed away today. Read the story from @TLnews:
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A. Richard Caputo
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
In office
March 31, 2009 – March 11, 2020
Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
In office
November 12, 1997 – March 31, 2009
Appointed byBill Clinton
Preceded byRichard Paul Conaboy
Succeeded byMalachy E. Mannion
Personal details
Born1938
Port Chester, New York
Died (aged 81)
EducationBrown University (A.B.)
University of Pennsylvania Law School (LL.B.)
A. Richard Caputo (1938 – March 11, 2020) was a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
Education and career
Born in Port Chester, New York, Caputo received an Artium Baccalaureus degree from Brown University in 1960 and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1963. He was in private practice in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania from 1963 to 1964, and in the United States Air Force JAG Corps from 1964 to 1967. He was an assistant public defender in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania in 1968, returning to private practice in Kingston, Pennsylvania from 1968 to 1997.
Federal judicial service
On July 31, 1997, Caputo was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a seat on the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania vacated by Richard Paul Conaboy. Caputo was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 9, 1997, and received his commission on November 12, 1997. He assumed senior status on March 31, 2009.
Sources
A. Richard Caputo at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
Legal offices
Preceded byRichard Paul Conaboy
Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania1997–2009
Succeeded byMalachy E. Mannion
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