History of the Federal Judiciary

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Reed, John Alton Jr.
Born 1931 in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on July 6, 1973, to a seat vacated by William A. McRae, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on August 3, 1973, and received commission on August 6, 1973. Service terminated on December 31, 1984, due to resignation.

Duke University, A.B., 1954
Duke University School of Law, LL.B., 1956

Professional Career:
Private practice, Tampa, Florida, 1956-1957
Private practice, Orlando, Florida, 1959-1967, 1985-
Judge, Florida District Court of Appeal, Fourth District, 1967-1973; chief judge, 1971-1973


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