History of the Federal Judiciary

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Kelly, Paul Joseph Jr.
Born 1940 in Freeport, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on November 19, 1991, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on April 8, 1992, and received commission on April 13, 1992.

University of Notre Dame, B.B.A., 1963
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1967

Professional Career:
Private practice, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1967-1992
State representative, New Mexico, 1977-1981


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