History of the Federal Judiciary

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Eisele, Garnett Thomas
Born 1923 in Hot Springs, AR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on January 23, 1970, to a seat vacated by Gordon E. Young. Confirmed by the Senate on August 5, 1970, and received commission on August 6, 1970. Served as chief judge, 1975-1991. Assumed senior status on August 1, 1991.

Washington University in St. Louis, A.B., 1947
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1950
Harvard Law School, LL.M., 1951

Professional Career:
U.S. Army private, 1942-1946
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1952-1961
Private practice, Hot Springs, Arkansas, 1951-1953
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Arkansas, 1953-1955
Private practice, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1956-1970
Legal advisor, Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller, Arkansas, 1966-1969
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