History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Kennedy, Henry Harold Jr.
Born 1948 in Columbia, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by William J. Clinton on May 15, 1997, to a seat vacated by Joyce Hens Green. Confirmed by the Senate on September 4, 1997, and received commission on September 18, 1997. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on November 18, 2011.

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, 1976-1979

Princeton University, A.B., 1970
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1973

Professional Career:
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1973
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1973-1976
Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, 1979-1997


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