History of the Federal Judiciary


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Reed, Scott Elgin
Born July 3, 1921, in Lexington, KY
Died February 17, 1994, in Lexington, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on August 28, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on October 31, 1979, and received commission on November 2, 1979. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on August 1, 1988. Service terminated on February 17, 1994, due to death.

Education:
University of Kentucky College of Law, LL.B., 1945

Professional Career:
Private practice, Lexington, Kentucky, 1944-1964
Judge, Kentucky Circuit Court, Twenty-Second Judicial Circuit, First Division, 1964-1969
Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, Fifth Appellate District, 1969-1976
Justice, Supreme Court of Kentucky, 1976-1979; chief justice, 1976-1978

 

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