History of the Federal Judiciary

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Howard, Jeffrey R.
Born 1955 in Claremont, NH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on September 4, 2001, to a seat vacated by Norman H. Stahl. Confirmed by the Senate on April 23, 2002, and received commission on May 3, 2002.

Plymouth State College, B.A., 1978
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1981

Professional Career:
Attorney, Office of the Attorney General, State of New Hampshire, 1981-1988
Deputy attorney general, State of New Hampshire, 1988-1989
U.S. attorney for the District of New Hampshire, 1989-1993
Attorney general, State of New Hampshire, 1993-1997
Private practice, New Hampshire, 1997-2002


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