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Goodwin, Alfred Theodore
Born 1923 in Bellingham, WA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on September 22, 1969, to a seat vacated by John Francis Kilkenny. Confirmed by the Senate on December 10, 1969, and received commission on December 11, 1969. Service terminated on December 17, 1971, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on November 3, 1971, to a seat vacated by John F. Kilkenny. Confirmed by the Senate on November 23, 1971, and received commission on November 30, 1971. Served as chief judge, 1988-1991. Assumed senior status on January 31, 1991.

Education:
University of Oregon, B.A., 1947
University of Oregon School of Law, J.D., 1951

Professional Career:
U.S. Army captain, 1943-1946
U.S. Army Reserve lieutenant colonel, JAG Corps, 1960-1969
Private practice, Eugene, Oregon, 1951-1955
Judge, Oregon Circuit Court, 1955-1960
Justice, Supreme Court of Oregon, 1960-1969
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