History of the Federal Judiciary

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Bowen, Dudley Hollingsworth Jr.
Born 1941 in Augusta, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on July 19, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on November 26, 1979, and received commission on November 27, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1997-2004. Assumed senior status on June 25, 2006.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Southern District of Georgia, 1973-1975

University of Georgia, A.B., 1964
University of Georgia School of Law, LL.B., 1965

Professional Career:
Private practice, Augusta, Georgia, 1965-1966, 1968-1972, 1975-1979
U.S. Army lieutenant, Infantry, 1966-1968
Referee in bankruptcy, Southern District of Georgia, 1972-1973


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