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Logan, James Kenneth
Born 1929 in Quenemo, KS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on November 4, 1977, to a seat vacated by Delmas Carl Hill. Confirmed by the Senate on December 15, 1977, and received commission on December 16, 1977. Assumed senior status on August 31, 1994. Service terminated on July 15, 1998, due to retirement.

Education:
University of Kansas, A.B., 1952
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1955

Professional Career:
U.S. Army corporal, 1947-1948
Law clerk, Hon. Walter Huxman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 1955-1956
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1956-1957
Faculty, University of Kansas School of Law, 1957-1968, 1982; assistant professor, 1957-1961; dean/professor of law, 1961-1968; lecturer in law, 1982
Special commissioner, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 1964-1967
Ezra Ripley Thayer teaching fellow, Harvard Law School, 1961-1962
Visiting professor of law, University of Texas, 1964
Private practice, Olathe, Kansas, 1968-1977
Visiting professor of law, Stanford University, 1969
Visiting professor of law, University of Michigan, 1976
Lecturer in law, Duke University, 1987, 1991, 1993
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