Historical List of Superior Court Judges

President Judge Assumed Office
Charles E. Rice June 27, 1895
George B. Orlady December 18, 1915
William D. Porter December 17, 1925
Frank M. Trexler February 09, 1930
William H. Keller January 06, 1935
Thomas J. Baldrige January 15, 1945
Chester H. Rhodes February 28, 1947
Harold L. Irvin January 03, 1965
J. Colvin Wright December 31, 1967
G. Harold Watkins January 06, 1974
Robert Lee Jacobs January 02, 1978
William Franklin Cercone January 01, 1979
Edmund B. Spaeth Jr. August 10, 1983
Vincent A. Cirillo January 07, 1986
James E. Rowley December 31, 1989
Stephen J. McEwen Jr. January 08, 1996
Joseph A. Del Sole January 08, 2001
Kate Ford Elliott January 08, 2006
Correale F. Stevens January 08, 2011
Susan Peikes Gantman January 06, 2014
John Bender August 12, 2013

Judge Assumed Office
James A. Beaver June 27, 1895
Howard I. Reeder June 28, 1895
George B. Orlady June 27, 1895
John J. Wickham June 27, 1895
Edward N. Willard June 27, 1895
Henry J. McCarthy June 27, 1895
Peter P. Smith December 31, 1895
William W. Porter September 13, 1897
William D. Porter June 30, 1898
Dimmer Beeber January 01, 1899
John I. Mitchell December 31, 1899
Thomas A. Morrison December 29, 1902
John J. Henderson March 10, 1903
John B. Head December 31, 1905
John W. Kephart December 31, 1913
Frank M. Trexler February 05, 1914
J. Henry Williams December 31, 1915
William H. Keller December 31, 1918
William B. Linn November 04, 1919
Robert S. Gawthrop April 11, 1922
Jesse E.B. Cunningham December 31, 1925
Thomas J. Baldrige January 27, 1929
James B. Drew December 31, 1930
J. Frank Graff February 17, 1930
John G. Whitmore June 23, 1930
Joseph Stadfelt November 06, 1931
Arthur H. James December 31, 1932
William M. Parker February 22, 1932
Chester H. Rhodes December 31, 1934
William E. Hirt March 07, 1939
Charles E. Kenworthey April 13, 1941
Claude T. Reno December 14, 1942
Arthur H. James February 07, 1944
F. Clair Ross January 17, 1945
W. Heber Dithrich December 28, 1945
John C. Arnold April 01, 1945
John S. Fine July 14, 1947
Blair F. Gunther April 24, 1950
J. Colvin Wright March 01, 1953
Robert E. Woodside September 30, 1953
Harold L. Ervin January 03, 1954
Philip O. Carr March 04, 1956
G. Harold Watkins January 06, 1957
Harry M. Montgomery January 04, 1960
Gerald F. Flood January 01, 1961
Robert Lee Jacobs January 03, 1965
J. Sydney Hoffman January 03, 1965
Theodore O. Spaulding March 26, 1966
John B. Hannum January 05, 1968
William Franklin Cercone January 05, 1969
Israel Packel December 30, 1971
Edmund B. Spaeth Jr. January 01, 1973
Gwilym A. Price Jr. January 06, 1974
Robert Van der Voort January 06, 1974
John P. Hester January 02, 1978
Donald E. Wieand October 11, 1978
James R. Cavanaugh July 30, 1979
John G. Brosky January 06, 1980
Frank J. Montemuro Jr. December 15, 1980
Richard B. Wickersham January 06, 1980
Richard DiSalle December 15, 1980
Perry J. Shertz December 15, 1980
Stephen J. McEwen Jr. May 14, 1981
Phyllis W. Beck June 22, 1981
Zoran Popovich December 15, 1980
Justin M. Johnson December 15, 1980
Vincent A. Cirillo January 03, 1982
James E. Rowley January 03, 1982
Peter Paul Olszewski Sr. January 01, 1984
Joseph A. Del Sole January 01, 1984
Patrick R. Tamilia January 01, 1984
John T.J. Kelly Jr. January 07, 1986
James R. Melinson February 09, 1988
Joseph A. Hudock December 31, 1989
Kate Ford Elliott December 31, 1989
Thomas G. Saylor January 06, 1994
D. Donald Jamieson October 02, 1995
J. Michael Eakin December 14, 1995
Michael T. Joyce January 04, 1998
Correale F. Stevens January 04, 1998
John L. Musmanno January 04, 1998
Joan Orie Melvin January 04, 1998
Berle M. Schiller February 10, 1998
Maureen Lally-Green June 04, 1998
Debra Todd January 02, 2000
Richard B. Klein January 05, 2002
John T. Bender January 05, 2002
Mary Jane Bowes January 05, 2002
Robert A. Graci July 18, 2002
Susan Peikes Gantman January 04, 2004
Seamus P. McCaffery January 04, 2004
Jack A. Panella January 04, 2004
Robert C. Daniels March 27, 2007
Christine L. Donohue January 06, 2008
Jacqueline O. Shogan January 06, 2008
Cheryl Lynn Allen January 06, 2008
Robert A. Freedberg June 29, 2008
John M. Cleland June 29, 2008
Anne E. Lazarus January 03, 2010
Sallie Updyke Mundy January 03, 2010
Judith Ference Olson January 03, 2010
Paula Francisco Ott January 03, 2010
Robert E. Colville March 18, 2006
James J. Fitzgerald January 06, 2008
William H. Platt January 02, 2011
Eugene B. Strassburger January 02, 2011
David N. Wecht January 01, 2012
Patricia H. Jenkins January 01, 2014
Victor P. Stabile January 01, 2014
Alice B. Dubow January 03, 2016
Carl A. Solano June 26, 2016
Carolyn H. Nichols December 20, 2017
Deborah A. Kunselman December 21, 2017
H. Geoffrey Moulton Jr. August 07, 2016
Lillian Harris Ransom June 28, 2016
Maria C. McLaughlin December 18, 2017
Mary P. Murray December 14, 2017
James G. Colins January 01, 2019
Dan Pellegrini January 01, 2019
Megan King January 05, 2020
Daniel McCaffery January 05, 2020