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Hull, Thomas Gray
Born May 20, 1926, in Greeneville, TN
Died July 29, 2008, in Greeneville, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on October 24, 1983, to a seat vacated by Frank W. Wilson. Confirmed by the Senate on November 9, 1983, and received commission on November 14, 1983. Served as chief judge, 1984-1991. Assumed senior status on October 1, 2002. Service terminated on July 29, 2008, due to death.

Education:
University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 1951

Professional Career:
U.S. Army corporal, 1944-1946
Private practice, Greeneville, Tennessee, 1951-1972, 1981-1982
State representative, Tennessee, 1955-1965
Chief clerk, Tennessee House of Representatives, 1969-1970
Judge, Tennessee Circuit Court, Twentieth Judicial Circuit, 1972-1979
Legal counsel, Gov. Lamar Alexander, Tennessee, 1979-1981
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