History of the Federal Judiciary


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Holland, H[ezekiah] Russel
Born 1936 in Pontiac, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Alaska
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on March 6, 1984, to a seat vacated by James A. von der Heydt. Confirmed by the Senate on March 26, 1984, and received commission on July 16, 1984. Served as chief judge, 1989-1995. Assumed senior status on September 18, 2001.

Education:
University of Michigan, B.B.A., 1958
University of Michigan Law School, LL.B., 1961

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Buell A. Nesbett, Alaska Supreme Court, 1961
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Alaska, 1963-1965
Private practice, Anchorage, Alaska, 1965-1984

 

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