The United States District Court for the District of Pennsylvania was one of the original 13 courts established by the Judiciary Act of 1789, 1 Stat. 73, on September 24, 1789. It was subdivided on April 20, 1818, by 3 Stat. 462, into the Eastern and Western Districts, to be headquartered in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, respectively. Portions of these districts were subsequently subdivided into the Middle District on March 2, 1901, by 31 Stat. 880.
|Judge||Appointed by||Began active
|Francis Hopkinson||George Washington||01789-09-26September 26, 1789||01791-05-09May 9, 1791||death|
|William Lewis||George Washington||01791-07-14July 14, 1791||01792-01-04January 4, 1792||resignation|
|Richard Peters, Jr.||George Washington||01792-01-12January 12, 1792||01818-04-20April 20, 1818||reassigned to Eastern
District of Pennsylvania
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