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Moore, John Henry II
Born August 5, 1929, in Atlantic City, NJ
Died July 19, 2013, in Jacksonville, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on November 4, 1981, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on November 24, 1981, and received commission on December 1, 1981. Served as chief judge, 1992-1995. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1995. Service terminated on July 19, 2013, due to death.

Syracuse University, B.S., 1952
University of Florida College of Law, J.D., 1961

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval Reserve commander, 1948-1971
Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1961
Private practice, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1961-1967
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, 1967-1977; chief judge, 1975-1977
Judge, Florida District Court of Appeal, Fourth District, 1977-1981

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, August 4, 1976; no Senate vote


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