History of the Federal Judiciary

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Fenner, Gary A.
Born 1947 in St. Joseph, MO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Nominated by William J. Clinton on December 13, 1995, to a seat vacated by Scott Olin Wright. Confirmed by the Senate on July 10, 1996, and received commission on July 25, 1996.

University of Kansas, B.A., 1970
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, J.D., 1973

Professional Career:
Private practice, Platte City, Missouri, 1973
Assistant city attorney, St. Joseph, Missouri, 1973-1977
Business law instructor, Webster College, 1976-1977
Private practice, St. Joseph, Missouri, 1977-1979
Judge, Circuit Court of Missouri, Fifth Judicial Circuit, 1979-1987
Judge, Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, 1988-1996; chief judge, 1994-1996


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