History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Wilhoit, Henry Rupert Jr.
Born 1935 in Ashland, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on August 11, 1981, to a seat vacated by Howard David Hermansdorfer. Confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 1981, and received commission on September 28, 1981. 1998-2000. Assumed senior status on December 31, 2000.

Education:
University of Kentucky College of Law, LL.B., 1960

Professional Career:
Private practice, Grayson, Kentucky, 1960-1981
City attorney, Grayson, Kentucky, 1962-1966
County attorney, Carter County, Kentucky, 1966-1970

 

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