History of the Federal Judiciary

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Holschuh, John David
Born October 12, 1926, in Ironton, OH
Died January 26, 2011, in Columbus, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on March 28, 1980, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on May 21, 1980, and received commission on May 23, 1980. Served as chief judge, 1990-1996. Assumed senior status on October 12, 1996. Service terminated on January 26, 2011, due to death.

Miami University, Ohio, B.A., 1948
University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., 1951

Professional Career:
Private practice, Columbus, Ohio, 1951-1952, 1954-1980
Law clerk, Hon. Mell G. Underwood, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 1952-1954
Adjunct professor of law, Ohio State University College of Law, 1970-1977


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