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U.S. District Courts for the Districts of Michigan: Succession Charts

U.S. District Court for the District of Michigan
July 1, 1836
5 Stat. 61
Wilkins, Ross 1
1837-1863
1. The act of February 24, 1863, 12 Stat. 660, transferred this judgeship to the Eastern District of Michigan.

 

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
February 24, 1863
12 Stat. 660 1
September 14, 1922
42 Stat. 837
March 3, 1927
44 Stat. 1380
February 20, 1931
46 Stat. 1197
May 31, 1938
52 Stat. 584
February 10, 1954
68 Stat. 8
May 19, 1961
75 Stat. 80
May 19, 1961
75 Stat. 80
Wilkins, Ross
1863-1870
Simons, Charles C.
1923-1932
Moinet, Edward J.
1927-1946
O'Brien, Ernest A.
1931-1948
Picard, Frank A.
1939-1959
Freeman, Ralph M.
1954-1973
Smith, Talbot
1961-1971
McCree, Wade H., Jr.
1961-1966
Longyear, John W.
1870-1875
Lederle, Arthur F.
1936-1960
Levin, Theodore
1946-1970
Thornton, Thomas P.
1949-1966
Machrowicz, Thaddeus M.
1961-1970
Harvey, James
1973-1984
Joiner, Charles W.
1972-1984
Gubow, Lawrence
1968-1978
Brown, Henry B.
1875-1890
Kaess, Frederick W.
1960-1975
DeMascio, Robert E.
1971-1988
Keith, Damon J.
1967-1977
Kennedy, Cornelia G.
1970-1979
Suhrheinrich, Richard F.
1984-1990
Hackett, Barbara K.
1986-1997
Cook, Julian A., Jr.
1978-1996
Swan, Henry H.
1891-1911
Guy, Ralph B., Jr.
1976-1985
Friedman, Bernard A.
1988-2009
Boyle, Patricia J. E. P.
1978-1983
Gilmore, Horace W.
1980-1991
Edmunds, Nancy G.
1992-2012
Steeh, George C., III
1998-2013
Tarnow, Arthur J.
1998-2010
Angell, Alexis C.
1911-1912
Zatkoff, Lawrence P.
1986-2004
Drain, Gershwin A.
2012-
Woods, George E.
1983-1993
O'Meara, John C.
1994-2007
Levy, Judith E.
2014-
Michelson, Laurie J.
2014-
Berg, Terrence G.
2012-
Tuttle, Arthur J.
1912-1944
Cox, Sean F.
2006-
  Hood, Denise P.
1994-
Goldsmith, Mark A.
2010-
     
Koscinski, Arthur A.
1945-1957
             
O'Sullivan, Clifford P.
1957-1960
             
Feikens, John
1960-1961
             
Roth, Stephen J.
1962-1974
             
Churchill, James P.
1974-1989
             
Cleland, Robert H.
1990-2013
             
Parker, Linda V.
2014-
             
June 2, 1970
84 Stat. 294
June 2, 1970
84 Stat. 294
October 20, 1978
92 Stat. 1629
October 20, 1978
92 Stat. 1629
October 20, 1978
92 Stat. 1629
July 10, 1984
98 Stat. 333
July 10, 1984
98 Stat. 333
Feikens, John
1970-1986
Pratt, Philip
1970-1989
Cohn, Avern L.
1979-1999
Newblatt, Stewart A.
1979-1993
Taylor, Anna K. J. D.
1979-1998
La Plata, George
1985-1996
Duggan, Patrick J.
1986-2000
Gadola, Paul V.
1988-2001
Rosen, Gerald E.
1990-2016
Lawson, David M.
2000-
Borman, Paul D.
1994-
Battani, Marianne O.
2000-2012
Roberts, Victoria A.
1998-
Murphy, Stephen J., III
2008-
Ludington, Thomas L.
2006-
      Leitman, Matthew F.
2014-
   
1. The act of February 24, 1863, 12 Stat. 660, transferred this judgeship from the District of Michigan.

 

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
February 24, 1863
12 Stat. 660
February 17, 1925
43 Stat. 949
February 9, 1954
68 Stat. 8
October 20, 1978
92 Stat. 1629
October 20, 1978
92 Stat. 1629
December 1, 1990
104 Stat. 5089
Withey, Solomon L.
1863-1886
Raymond, Fred M.
1925-1946
Kent, W. Wallace
1954-1971
Gibson, Benjamin F. 2
1979-1996
Hillman, Douglas W.
1979-1991
Quist, Gordon J.
1992-2006
Severens, Henry F.
1886-1900
Starr, Raymond W.
1946-1961
Engel, Albert J.
1970-1974
  McKeague, David W.
1992-2005
Jonker, Robert J.
2007-
Wanty, George P.
1900-1906
Fox, Noel P.
1962-1979
Miles, Wendell A.
1974-1986
  Neff, Janet T.
2007-
 
Knappen, Loyal E.
1906-1910
Enslen, Richard A.
1979-2005
Bell, Robert H.
1987-2017
     
Denison, Arthur C.
1910-1911
Maloney, Paul L.
2007-
       
Sessions, Clarence W. 1
1911-1931
         
1. The act of February 17, 1925, 43 Stat. 949, authorized a temporary judgeship for the court and provided that the first vacancy in the district following the expiration of the temporary judgeship not be filled. In accordance with the statute, no successor to Clarence Sessions was appointed.
2. The act of December 1, 1990, 104 Stat. 5089, authorized a temporary judgeship for the court and provided that the first vacancy in the district following the expiration of the temporary judgeship not be filled. In accordance with the statute, no successor to Benjamin Gibson was appointed.

 

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