History of the Federal Judiciary


  U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

   Judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
King, Robert Bruce
Born 1940 in White Sulphur Springs, WV

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on June 24, 1998, to a seat vacated by Kenneth K. Hall. Confirmed by the Senate on October 8, 1998, and received commission on October 9, 1998.

Education:
West Virginia University, B.A., 1961
West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., 1968

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. John A. Field, U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, 1968-1969
Private practice, Lewisburg, West Virginia, 1969-1970
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of West Virginia, 1970-1974
Private practice, Charleston, West Virginia, 1975-1977, 1981-1998
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, 1977-1981

 

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