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Campos, Santiago E.

Born December 25, 1926, in Santa Rosa, NM
Died January 20, 2001, in Santa Fe, NM

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on June 2, 1978, to a seat vacated by H. Vearle Payne. Confirmed by the Senate on July 10, 1978, and received commission on July 12, 1978. Served as chief judge, 1987-1989. Assumed senior status on December 26, 1992. Service terminated on January 20, 2001, due to death.

University of New Mexico School of Law, J.D., 1953

Professional Career:

U.S. Navy seaman, 1944-1946
Assistant/first assistant attorney general, State of New Mexico, 1955-1957
Private practice, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1957-1970
Judge, New Mexico District Court, First Judicial District, 1971-1978