Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1910-1939
American Ambulance Service, French Army, 1917
U.S. Naval Aviation ensign, 1918-1919
Justice, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1945-1966; chief justice, 1956-1966
Founded in 1834 by Judge John Reed, The Dickinson School of Law is the oldest law school in Pennsylvania and the fifth oldest in the nation. Throughout its history, the law school has trained distinguished graduates who have gone on to become leaders of the bar, of the judiciary, of government, and of business. These alumni include the first secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, five governors, three U.S. senators, and more than 100 federal, state and county judges and countless prominent lawyers and civic leaders.