Historical List of Superior Court Judges

President Judge Assumed Office
Charles E. RiceJune 28, 1895
George B. OrladyDecember 19, 1915
William D. PorterDecember 18, 1925
Frank M. TrexlerFebruary 10, 1930
William H. KellerJanuary 7, 1935
Thomas J. BaldrigeJanuary 16, 1945
Chester H. RhodesMarch 1, 1947
Harold L. IrvinJanuary 4, 1965
J. Colvin WrightJanuary 1, 1968
G. Harold WatkinsJanuary 7, 1974
Robert Lee JacobsJanuary 3, 1978
William Franklin CerconeJanuary 2, 1979
Edmund B. Spaeth Jr.August 11, 1983
Vincent A. CirilloJanuary 8, 1986
James E. RowleyJanuary 1, 1990
Stephen J. McEwen Jr.January 9, 1996
Joseph A. Del SoleJanuary 9, 2001
Kate Ford ElliottJanuary 9, 2006
Correale F. StevensJanuary 9, 2011

JudgeAssumed Office
James A. BeaverJune 28, 1895
George B. OrladyJune 28, 1895
John J. WickhamJune 28, 1895
Edward N. WillardJune 28, 1895
Henry J. McCarthyJune 28, 1895
Howard I. ReederJune 29, 1895
Peter P. Smith1896
William W. PorterSeptember 14, 1897
William D. PorterJuly 1, 1898
Dimmer BeeberJanuary 2, 1899
John I. Mitchell1900
Thomas A. MorrisonDecember 30, 1902
John J. HendersonMarch 11, 1903
John B. Head1906
John W. Kephart1914
Frank M. TrexlerFebruary 6, 1914
J. Henry Williams1916
William H. Keller1919
William B. LinnNovember 5, 1919
Robert S. GawthropApril 12, 1922
Jesse E.B. Cunningham1926
Thomas J. BaldrigeJanuary 28, 1929
J. Frank GraffFebruary 18, 1930
John G. WhitmoreJune 24, 1930
James B. Drew1931
Joseph StadfeltNovember 7, 1931
William M. ParkerFebruary 23, 1932
Arthur H. James1933
Chester H. Rhodes1935
William E. HirtMarch 8, 1939
Charles E. KenwortheyApril 14, 1941
Claude T. RenoDecember 15, 1942
Arthur H. JamesFebruary 8, 1944
F. Clair RossJanuary 18, 1945
John C. ArnoldApril 2, 1945
W. Heber DithrichDecember 29, 1945
John S. FineJuly 15, 1947
Blair F. GuntherApril 25, 1950
J. Colvin WrightMarch 2, 1953
Robert E. WoodsideOctober 1, 1953
Harold L. ErvinJanuary 4, 1954
Philip O. CarrMarch 5, 1956
G. Harold WatkinsJanuary 7, 1957
Harry M. MontgomeryJanuary 5, 1960
Gerald F. FloodJanuary 2, 1961
Robert Lee JacobsJanuary 4, 1965
J. Sydney HoffmanJanuary 4, 1965
Theodore O. SpauldingMarch 27, 1966
John B. HannumJanuary 6, 1968
William Franklin CerconeJanuary 6, 1969
Israel PackelDecember 31, 1971
Edmund B. Spaeth Jr.January 2, 1973
Gwilym A. Price Jr.January 7, 1974
Robert Van der VoortJanuary 7, 1974
John P. HesterJanuary 3, 1978
Donald E. WieandOctober 12, 1978
James R. CavanaughJuly 31, 1979
John G. BroskyJanuary 7, 1980
Richard B. WickershamJanuary 7, 1980
Frank J. Montemuro Jr.December 16, 1980
Richard DiSalleDecember 16, 1980
Perry J. ShertzDecember 16, 1980
Zoran PopovichDecember 16, 1980
Justin M. JohnsonDecember 16, 1980
Stephen J. McEwen Jr.May 15, 1981
Phyllis W. BeckJune 23, 1981
Vincent A. CirilloJanuary 4, 1982
James E. RowleyJanuary 4, 1982
Peter Paul Olszewski Sr.January 2, 1984
Joseph A. Del SoleJanuary 2, 1984
Patrick R. TamiliaJanuary 2, 1984
John T.J. Kelly Jr.January 8, 1986
James R. MelinsonFebruary 10, 1988
Joseph A. HudockJanuary 1, 1990
Kate Ford ElliottJanuary 1, 1990
Thomas G. SaylorJanuary 7, 1994
D. Donald JamiesonOctober 3, 1995
J. Michael EakinDecember 15, 1995
Michael T. JoyceJanuary 5, 1998
Correale F. StevensJanuary 5, 1998
John L. MusmannoJanuary 5, 1998
Joan Orie MelvinJanuary 5, 1998
Berle M. SchillerFebruary 11, 1998
Maureen Lally-GreenJune 5, 1998
Debra ToddJanuary 3, 2000
Richard B. KleinJanuary 6, 2002
John T. BenderJanuary 6, 2002
Mary Jane BowesJanuary 6, 2002
Robert A. GraciJuly 19, 2003
Susan Peikes GantmanJanuary 5, 2004
Seamus P. McCafferyJanuary 5, 2004
Jack A. PanellaJanuary 5, 2004
Robert E. ColvilleMarch 19, 2006
Robert C. DanielsMarch 28, 2007
Christine L. DonohueJanuary 7, 2008
Jacqueline O. ShoganJanuary 7, 2008
Cheryl Lynn AllenJanuary 7, 2008
James J. FitzgeraldJanuary 7, 2008
Robert A. FreedbergJune 30, 2008
John M. ClelandJune 30, 2008
Anne E. LazarusJanuary 4, 2010
Sallie Updyke MundyJanuary 4, 2010
Judith Ference OlsonJanuary 4, 2010
Paula Francisco OttJanuary 4, 2010
William H. PlattJanuary 3, 2011
Eugene B. StrassburgerJanuary 3, 2011
David N. WechtJanuary 2, 2012