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Jordan, Robert Leon
Born 1934 in Woodlawn, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on July 25, 1988, to a seat vacated by Robert L. Taylor. Confirmed by the Senate on October 14, 1988, and received commission on October 17, 1988. Assumed senior status on November 30, 2001.

Education:
University of Tennessee, B.S., 1958
University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 1960

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1954-1956
Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 1960-1961
Manager, Frontier Refining Company, Denver, Colorado, 1962-1964
Private practice, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1964-1966, 1971-1980
Trust officer, First People's Bank, Johnson, Tennessee, 1966-1969
Trust officer/vice president, Commercial National Bank, Pensacola, Florida, 1969-1971
Trust officer, First National Bank, Milton, Florida, 1969-1971
Chancellor, Tennessee Chancery Court, First Judicial District, 1980-1988

 

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