History of the Federal Judiciary

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Haddon, Sam E.
Born 1937 in West Monroe, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Montana
Nominated by George W. Bush on May 17, 2001, to a seat vacated by Charles C. Lovell. Confirmed by the Senate on July 20, 2001, and received commission on July 25, 2001. Assumed senior status on December 31, 2012.

Rice Institute (now Rice University), B.S., 1959
University of Montana School of Law, J.D., 1965

Professional Career:
Immigration patrol inspector, U.S. Border Patrol, 1959-1961
Agent, Federal Bureau of Narcotics, 1961-1962
Private practice, Montana, 1966-2001
Adjunct instructor, University of Montana School of Law, 1971-


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