History of the Federal Judiciary


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Van Sickle, Bruce Marion
Born February 13, 1917, in Minot, ND
Died April 21, 2007, in Bismarck, ND

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on December 10, 1971, to a seat vacated by George S. Register. Confirmed by the Senate on December 11, 1971, and received commission on December 15, 1971. Assumed senior status on February 28, 1985. Service terminated on April 21, 2007, due to death.

Education:
University of Minnesota, B.S.L., 1939
University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 1941

Professional Career:
U.S. Marine Corps captain, 1941-1945
Adjudicator, U.S. Veterans Administration, Seattle, Washington, 1946
Title attorney, Bonneville Power, Portland, Oregon, 1946-1947
Private practice, Minot, South Dakota, 1947-1971
State representative, North Dakota, 1957-1959
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