History of the Federal Judiciary

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Nangle, John Francis
Born June 8, 1922, in St. Louis, MO
Died August 24, 2008, in Savannah, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on June 13, 1973, to a seat vacated by William H. Webster. Confirmed by the Senate on July 13, 1973, and received commission on July 18, 1973. Served as chief judge, 1983-1990. Assumed senior status on May 10, 1990. Service terminated on August 24, 2008, due to death.

Harris Teachers College (now Harris-Stowe State University), A.A., 1941
University of Missouri, B.S., 1943
Washington University School of Law, J.D., 1948

Professional Career:
U.S. Army sergeant, 1943-1946
U.S. Army Reserve captain, JAG Department/Corps, 1946-1971
Private practice, St. Louis and Clayton, Missouri, 1948-1973
City attorney, Brentwood, Missouri, 1953-1963
Special legal advisor, St. Louis County, Missouri, 1963-1973


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