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Ballantine, Thomas Austin, Jr.

Born September 22, 1926, in Louisville, KY
Died February 18, 1992, in Louisville, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on September 27, 1977, to a seat vacated by C. Rhodes Bratcher. Confirmed by the Senate on October 12, 1977, and received commission on October 12, 1977. Served as chief judge, 1990-1991. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on November 29, 1991. Service terminated on February 18, 1992, due to death.

University of Kentucky, B.A., 1948
University of Louisville School of Law, LL.B., 1954

Professional Career:

Private practice, Louisville, Kentucky, 1954-1964
Deputy commissioner, Jefferson County [Kentucky] Circuit Court, 1958-1962
Commissioner, Jefferson County [Kentucky] Fiscal Court, 1962-1964
Judge, Jefferson County [Kentucky] Circuit Court, 1964-1977
Instructor, University of Louisville Law School, 1969-1975