History of the Federal Judiciary

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Neilson, Susan Bieke
Born August 27, 1956, in Ann Arbor, MI
Died January 25, 2006, in Detroit, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on February 14, 2005, to a seat vacated by Cornelia G. Kennedy. Confirmed by the Senate on October 27, 2005, and received commission on November 9, 2005. Service terminated on January 25, 2006, due to death.

University of Michigan, A.B., 1977
Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 1980

Professional Career:
Private practice, Michigan, 1980-1991
Judge, Michigan Circuit Court, Third Judicial Circuit, 1991-2005


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