History of the Federal Judiciary


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Boochever, Robert
Born October 2, 1917, in New York, NY
Died October 9, 2011, in Pasadena, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on May 22, 1980, to a seat vacated by Shirley Ann Mount Hufstedler. Confirmed by the Senate on June 18, 1980, and received commission on June 18, 1980. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on June 10, 1986. Service terminated on October 9, 2011, due to death.

Education:
Cornell University, B.A., 1939
Cornell Law School, J.D., 1941

Professional Career:
U.S. Army captain, Infantry, 1941-1945
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Alaska Territory, 1946-1947
Private practice, Juneau, Alaska, 1947-1972
Justice, Alaska Supreme Court, 1972-1980; chief justice, 1975-1978

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