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Daughtrey, Martha Craig
Born 1942 in Covington, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 6, 1993, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on November 20, 1993, and received commission on November 22, 1993. Assumed senior status on January 1, 2009.

Education:
Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1964
Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1968

Professional Career:
Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 1968
Assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of Tennessee, 1968-1969
Assistant district attorney, Tenth Judicial Circuit, Tennessee, 1969-1972
Faculty, Vanderbilt University Law School, 1972-1982, 1988-1990; assistant professor of law, 1972-1975; lecturer in law, 1975-1982; adjunct professor of law, 1988-1990
Associate judge, Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, Middle Division, 1975-1990
Associate justice, Tennessee Supreme Court, 1990-1993
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