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Finesilver, Sherman Glenn
Born October 1, 1927, in Denver, CO
Died October 12, 2006, in Denver, CO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on September 8, 1971, to a seat vacated by William E. Doyle. Confirmed by the Senate on September 21, 1971, and received commission on September 22, 1971. Served as chief judge, 1982-1994. Assumed senior status on May 31, 1994. Service terminated on December 31, 1994, due to retirement.

Education:
University of Colorado, B.A., 1949
University of Denver College of Law, J.D., 1952

Professional Career:
Assistant city attorney, Denver, Colorado, 1952-1955
Private practice, Denver, Colorado, 1952-1955, 1995-
Judge, Denver County [Colorado] Court, 1955-1962
Judge, Colorado District Court, Second Judicial District, 1962-1971
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