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Tanner, Jack Edward
Born January 28, 1919, in Tacoma, WA
Died January 10, 2006, in Tacoma, WA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on January 20, 1978, to a seat vacated by William N. Goodwin. Confirmed by the Senate on May 17, 1978, and received commission on May 19, 1978. Assumed senior status on January 28, 1991. Service terminated on January 10, 2006, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on January 20, 1978, to a seat vacated by William N. Goodwin. Confirmed by the Senate on May 17, 1978, and received commission on May 19, 1978. Service terminated on November 8, 1978, due to reassignment.

Education:
University of Washington School of Law, LL.B., 1955

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1943-1945
Private practice, Tacoma, Washington, 1955-1978
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