History of the Federal Judiciary

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Howard, Malcolm Jones
Born 1939 in Kinston, NC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 10, 1987, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on February 25, 1988, and received commission on February 26, 1988. Assumed senior status on December 31, 2005.

U.S. Military Academy, B.S., 1962
Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 1970

Professional Career:
U.S. Army major, 1962-1972
Legislative counsel, secretary of the U.S. Army, 1971-1972
General counsel/marketing manager, Dixon Marketing, Inc., Kinston, North Carolina, 1972
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of North Carolina, 1973-1974
Deputy special counsel, Executive Office of the President of the United States, 1974
Private practice, Greenville, North Carolina, 1975-1988
Civilian aide, secretary of the U.S. Army for North Carolina, 1986-1988


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