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Churchill, James Paul

Born April 10, 1924, in Imlay City, MI
Died June 29, 2020, in Harbor Springs, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by Gerald Ford on December 2, 1974, to a seat vacated by Stephen John Roth. Confirmed by the Senate on December 18, 1974, and received commission on December 20, 1974. Served as chief judge, 1989. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1989. Service terminated on June 29, 2020, due to death.

University of Michigan, B.B.A., 1947
University of Michigan Law School, LL.B., 1950

Professional Career:

U.S. Army, 1943-1946
Private practice, Vassar, Michigan, 1951-1965
Judge, Michigan Circuit Court, Fortieth Judicial Circuit, 1965-1974
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1989-1990