History of the Federal Judiciary

  U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon

   Judges of the District of Oregon
Jones, Robert Edward
Born 1927 in Portland, OR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on February 20, 1990, to a seat vacated by James M. Burns. Confirmed by the Senate on April 27, 1990, and received commission on April 30, 1990. Assumed senior status on May 1, 2000.

University of Hawaii, B.A., 1949
Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College, LL.B., 1953

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval Reserve captain and law specialist, 1945-1947, 1949-1967
U.S. Naval Reserve captain, JAG Corps, 1967-1987
Private practice, Portland, Oregon, 1953-1963
State representative, Oregon, 1963
Judge, Oregon Circuit Court, Fourth Judicial District, 1963-1982
Associate justice, Supreme Court of Oregon, 1983-1990
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