History of the Federal Judiciary

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Fletcher, Betty Binns
Born March 29, 1923, in Tacoma, WA
Died October 22, 2012, in Seattle, WA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on July 12, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on September 26, 1979, and received commission on September 26, 1979. Assumed senior status on November 1, 1998. Service terminated on October 22, 2012, due to death.

Stanford University, B.A., 1943
University of Washington School of Law, LL.B., 1956

Professional Career:
Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1956-1979


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