History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Burrage, Billy Michael
Born 1950 in Durant, OK

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma
Nominated by William J. Clinton on March 9, 1994, to a seat vacated by H. Dale Cook. Confirmed by the Senate on June 8, 1994, and received commission on June 9, 1994. Service terminated on March 1, 2001, due to resignation.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma
Nominated by William J. Clinton on March 9, 1994, to a seat vacated by H. Dale Cook. Confirmed by the Senate on June 8, 1994, and received commission on June 9, 1994. Service terminated on March 1, 2001, due to resignation.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Oklahoma
Nominated by William J. Clinton on March 9, 1994, to a seat vacated by H. Dale Cook. Confirmed by the Senate on June 8, 1994, and received commission on June 9, 1994. Served as chief judge, 1996-2001. Service terminated on March 1, 2001, due to resignation.

Education:
Southeastern State College (now Southeastern Oklahoma State University), B.S., 1971
University of Oklahoma College of Law, J.D., 1974

Professional Career:
Private practice, Antlers, Oklahoma, 1974-1994

 

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