A lifelong Philadelphian, Judge Daniel D. McCaffery was born and raised in Northeast Philadelphia. One of seven children, Dan’s father was a printer while his mother was a custodial worker for the School District of Philadelphia.
After graduating from Father Judge High School, Dan served on active duty in the United States Army, First Cavalry Division from 1983 through 1986 and the United States Army Reserve, 304th Civil Affairs Unit from 1986 to 1988. After leaving the Army, Dan graduated from Temple University (B.A. SCAT, 1988) and Temple Law School (J.D., 1991).
Judge McCaffery currently resides in Philadelphia County and has 2 Daughters, Madison – A Philadelphia Public School Teacher and Mairead – A Junior at Temple University.