History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Bye, Kermit Edward
Born 1937 in Hatton, ND

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on April 22, 1999, to a seat vacated by John D. Kelly. Confirmed by the Senate on February 24, 2000, and received commission on March 9, 2000.

Education:
University of North Dakota, B.S., 1959
University of North Dakota School of Law, J.D., 1962

Professional Career:
Deputy securities commissioner, State of North Dakota, 1962-1964
Special assistant attorney general, State of North Dakota, 1964-1966
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of North Dakota, 1966-1968
Private practice, Fargo, North Dakota, 1968-2000

 

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