Chief Judge Of Pa.’s Western District Found Dead

Law360, Philadelphia (April 25, 2013, 5:34 PM EDT) -- Chief U.S. District Judge Gary Lancaster of the Western District of Pennsylvania, who died suddenly at his home Wednesday evening, was remembered Thursday by his colleagues and area attorneys as both a dedicated and practical jurist and a wise and witty man.

Judge Lancaster, who assumed the bench as a district court judge in 1993 following his appointment by President Bill Clinton, was pronounced dead at his home in Pittsburgh shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday after he was found unresponsive by a family member, according to...
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