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Ralph J. Cappy

Judge

Ralph J. Cappy (August 25, 1943 – May 1, 2009) was a Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania from 1990 to 1998 and Chief Justice of the Court from 1998 to 2008. Prior to joining the state Supreme Court, Cappy was named to the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas in 1978 and served as administrative judge of the civil division from 1986 to 1990. After leaving the Court in January 2008, he joined the law firm of Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney and practiced commercial litigation. He also served as chairman of the board of trustees at his alma mater the University of Pittsburgh. Cappy died at his Green Tree home on May 1, 2009 at age 65.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Ralph Cappy
Date of birth
1943-08-25
Spouse(s)
Janet Cappy

Education

Institution From To
University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Death

Date of death
2009-05-01
Place of death
Green Tree

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