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Hardy, Charles Leach
Born January 24, 1919, in Los Angeles, CA
Died December 24, 2010, in Tempe, AZ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on April 2, 1980, to a seat vacated by Walter E. Craig. Confirmed by the Senate on May 21, 1980, and received commission on May 23, 1980. Assumed senior status on June 2, 1990. Service terminated on December 24, 2010, due to death.

University of Arizona, B.S., 1947
University of Arizona College of Law, LL.B., 1950

Professional Career:
U.S. Army captain, Field Artillery, 1941-1946
Private practice, Phoenix, Arizona, 1949-1952, 1959-1966
Deputy county attorney, Maricopa County, Arizona, 1952-1955
Private practice, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1956
Assistant attorney general, State of Arizona, 1957-1959
Judge, Superior Court of Arizona, Maricopa County, 1967-1980

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