History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Boreman, Herbert Stephenson
Born September 21, 1897, in Middlebourne, WV
Died March 26, 1982, in Parkersburg, WV

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on June 22, 1954, to a seat vacated by William Eli Baker. Confirmed by the Senate on July 21, 1954, and received commission on July 22, 1954. Service terminated on June 22, 1959, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on January 20, 1959, to a seat vacated by John Johnston Parker. Confirmed by the Senate on June 16, 1959, and received commission on June 17, 1959. Assumed senior status on June 15, 1971. Service terminated on March 26, 1982, due to death.

Education:
West Virginia University College of Law, LL.B., 1920

Professional Career:
Private practice, Parkersburg, West Virginia, 1920-1923, 1927-1929, 1932-1954
Assistant U.S. attorney, 1923-1927
Divorce commissioner, West Virginia Circuit Court, Wood County, 1923-1927
Prosecutor, Wood County, West Virginia, 1929-1932
State senator, West Virginia, 1942-1950

Received recess appointment to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, October 17, 1958; declined appointment
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