History of the Federal Judiciary


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Lively, Pierce
Born 1921 in Louisville, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on September 12, 1972, to a seat vacated by Henry Luesing Brooks. Confirmed by the Senate on October 3, 1972, and received commission on October 5, 1972. Served as chief judge, 1983-1988. Assumed senior status on January 1, 1989.

Education:
Centre College, A.B., 1943
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.B., 1948

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant junior grade, 1943-1946
Law clerk, Hon. Shackelford Miller, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1948-1949
Private practice, Danville, Kentucky, 1949-1972

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