History of the Federal Judiciary

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Webb, Rodney Scott
Born June 21, 1935, in Cavalier, ND
Died August 9, 2009, in Fargo, ND

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on May 5, 1987, to a seat vacated by Paul Benson. Confirmed by the Senate on December 19, 1987, and received commission on December 21, 1987. Served as chief judge, 1993-2001. Assumed senior status on December 31, 2001. Service terminated on August 9, 2009, due to death.

University of North Dakota, B.S., 1957
University of North Dakota School of Law, J.D., 1959

Professional Career:
Private practice, Grafton, North Dakota, 1959-1981
State's attorney, Walsh County, North Dakota, 1967-1974
Special assistant attorney general, State of North Dakota, 1970-1981
Judge, Grafton [North Dakota] Municipal Court, 1975-1981
U.S. attorney for the District of North Dakota, 1981-1987


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