History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Kanne, Michael Stephen
Born 1938 in Rensselaer, IN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on December 4, 1981, to a seat vacated by Phil M. McNagny. Confirmed by the Senate on February 8, 1982, and received commission on February 9, 1982. Service terminated on May 21, 1987, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on February 2, 1987, to a seat vacated by Jesse Ernest Eschbach. Confirmed by the Senate on May 19, 1987, and received commission on May 20, 1987.

Education:
Indiana University, B.S., 1962
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., 1968

Professional Career:
U.S. Air Force lieutenant, 1962-1965
Private practice, Rensselaer, Indiana, 1968-1972
City attorney, Rensselaer, Indiana, 1972
Judge, Indiana Circuit Court, Thirtieth Judicial Circuit, 1972-1982
Lecturer, St. Joseph's College, 1976-1989
Lecturer, St. Frances College, 1990-1991

 

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