History of the Federal Judiciary


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Shanahan, Thomas Michael
Born May 5, 1934, in Omaha, NE
Died December 27, 2011, in Omaha, NE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 6, 1993, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on November 20, 1993, and received commission on November 22, 1993. Assumed senior status on May 5, 2004. Service terminated on December 27, 2011, due to death.

Education:
University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1956
Georgetown College (now Georgetown University) Law Center, LL.B., 1959

Professional Career:
Private practice, Ogallala, Nebraska, 1959-1983
Justice, Nebraska Supreme Court, 1983-1993

 

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