History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Higgins, Thomas Aquinas
Born 1932 in Nashville, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 6, 1984, to a seat vacated by L. Clure Morton. Confirmed by the Senate on October 3, 1984, and received commission on October 4, 1984. Assumed senior status on February 28, 1999.

Education:
Christian Brothers College, A.A., 1952
University of Tennessee, B.A., 1954
Vanderbilt University Law School, LL.B., 1957

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, JAG Corps, 1957-1960
Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 1961-1984

 

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