History of the Federal Judiciary

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Schlesinger, Harvey Erwin
Born 1940 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on May 23, 1991, to a seat vacated by Howell W. Melton. Confirmed by the Senate on June 27, 1991, and received commission on July 2, 1991. Assumed senior status on June 5, 2006.

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1975-1991

The Citadel, B.A., 1962
University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law, J.D., 1965

Professional Career:
U.S. Army captain, 1965-1968
Instructor, John Marshall Law School, 1967-1968
Corporate counsel, Seaboard Coast Line Railroad, Jacksonville, Florida, 1968-1970
Chief assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of Florida, 1970-1975
Adjunct professor, University of North Florida, 1984-1992


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