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U.S. Court of Federal Claims: Turner, James Thomas

Born 1938 in Clifton Forge, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1979-1987

Judge, U.S. Claims Court (now U.S. Court of Federal Claims)
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on April 23, 1987, to a seat vacated by Haldane Robert Mayer. Confirmed by the Senate on July 1, 1987, and received commission on July 2, 1987. Assumed senior status on July 2, 2002.

Wake Forest College, B.A., 1960
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.B., 1965

Professional Career:
U.S. Army captain, 1960-1962
Private practice, Norfolk, Virginia, 1965-1979