History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Thompson, Myron Herbert
Born 1947 in Tuskegee Institute, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on September 17, 1980, to a seat vacated by Frank M. Johnson, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on September 26, 1980, and received commission on September 29, 1980. Served as chief judge, 1991-1998. Assumed senior status on August 22, 2013.

Yale University, B.A., 1969
Yale Law School, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:
Assistant attorney general, State of Alabama, 1972-1974
Private practice, Montgomery, Alabama, 1974-1980


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