History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Thomas, Sidney Runyan
Born 1953 in Bozeman, MT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on July 19, 1995, to a seat vacated by Dorothy Wright Nelson. Confirmed by the Senate on January 2, 1996, and received commission on January 4, 1996.

Montana State University, B.A., 1975
University of Montana School of Law, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:
Private practice, Billings, Montana, 1978-1995
Adjunct instructor of law, Rocky Mountain College, Billings, Montana, 1982-1995


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