History of the Federal Judiciary

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Campbell, Levin Hicks
Born 1927 in Summit, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on November 12, 1971, to a seat vacated by Charles E. Wyzanski, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on November 23, 1971, and received commission on November 30, 1971. Service terminated on August 31, 1972, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on June 15, 1972, to a seat vacated by Bailey Aldrich. Confirmed by the Senate on June 28, 1972, and received commission on June 30, 1972. Served as chief judge, 1983-1990. Assumed senior status on January 3, 1992.

Harvard College, A.B., 1948
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1951

Professional Career:
U.S. Army lieutenant, JAG Corps, 1951-1954
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1954-1964
State representative, Massachusetts, 1963-1964
Massachusetts Attorney General's Office, 1965-1968; assistant attorney general, 1965-1966; special assistant attorney general, 1966-1967; first assistant attorney general, 1967-1968
Associate justice, Massachusetts Superior Court, 1969-1972
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