History of the Federal Judiciary

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Brimmer, Clarence Addison Jr.
Born July 11, 1922, in Rawlins, WY
Died October 23, 2014, in Boulder, CO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming
Nominated by Gerald Ford on July 23, 1975, to a seat vacated by Ewing Thomas Kerr. Confirmed by the Senate on September 15, 1975, and received commission on September 16, 1975. Served as chief judge, 1986-1992. Assumed senior status on September 27, 2006. Service terminated on October 23, 2014, due to death.

University of Michigan, B.A., 1944
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1947

Professional Career:
U.S. Air Force sergeant, 1945-1946
Private practice, Rawlins, Wyoming, 1947-1971, 1974
Attorney general, State of Wyoming, 1971-1974
U.S. attorney for the District of Wyoming, 1975


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