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Glenn Everell Mencer (May 18, 1925 – April 17, 2007) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Glenn Everell Mencer
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
In office
April 18, 1994 – April 17, 2007
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
In office
March 19, 1982 – April 18, 1994
Appointed byRonald Reagan
Preceded byDaniel John Snyder Jr.
Succeeded bySean J. McLaughlin
Personal details
Born
Glenn Everell Mencer

(1925-05-18)May 18, 1925
Smethport, Pennsylvania
DiedApril 17, 2007(2007-04-17) (aged 81)
Bradford, Pennsylvania
EducationUniversity of Michigan (B.B.A.)
University of Michigan Law School (J.D.)

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Education and careerEdit

Mencer was born in Smethport, Pennsylvania. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Michigan's Ross School of Business in 1949 and his Juris Doctor from University of Michigan Law School in 1952. He served in the United States Army from 1943 to 1945. He was in private practice of law in Eldred, Pennsylvania from 1953 to 1964. He served as district attorney of McKean County, Pennsylvania from 1956 to 1964. He was the presiding judge of the McKean County Court of Common Pleas, 48th Judicial District of Pennsylvania from 1964 to 1970. He was a judge of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg from 1970 to 1982.[1]

Federal judicial serviceEdit

Mencer was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on February 19, 1982, to a seat on the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania vacated by Judge Daniel John Snyder Jr. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 18, 1982, and received his commission the next day. He assumed senior status on April 18, 1994. His service on the bench was terminated on April 17, 2007, due to death.[1]

DeathEdit

Mencer died on April 17, 2007, in Bradford, Pennsylvania, days after suffering a stroke.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Mencer, Glenn Everell - Federal Judicial Center". www.fjc.gov.
  2. ^ "Obituary: Glenn E. Mencer / Retired U.S. judge known as 'Father Time'".

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