History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Forester, Karl Spillman
Born May 2, 1940, in Harlan, KY
Died March 29, 2014, in Lexington, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on March 30, 1988, to a new seat authorized by 71 Stat. 586. Confirmed by the Senate on July 26, 1988, and received commission on July 27, 1988. 2001-2005. Assumed senior status on May 2, 2005. Service terminated on March 29, 2014, due to death.

Education:
University of Kentucky, B.A., 1962
University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1966

Professional Career:
Private practice, Harlan, Kentucky, 1966-1988

 

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