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Archer, Glenn Leroy, Jr.

Born March 21, 1929, in Densmore, KS
Died July 27, 2011, in Tempe, AZ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on October 16, 1985, to a seat vacated by Jack Richard Miller. Confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 1985, and received commission on December 17, 1985. Served as chief judge, 1994-1997. Assumed senior status on December 24, 1997. Service terminated on July 27, 2011, due to death.

Yale University, B.A., 1951
George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1954

Professional Career:

U.S. Air Force judge advocate, 1954-1956
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1956-1981
Assistant attorney general, Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1981-1985
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1994-1997