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Claiborne, Harry E.

Born July 2, 1917, in McRae, AR
Died January 19, 2004, in Las Vegas, NV

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on July 25, 1978, to a seat vacated by Bruce R. Thompson. Confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1978, and received commission on August 11, 1978. Served as chief judge, 1980-1986. Service terminated on October 9, 1986, due to impeachment and conviction.

Cumberland School of Law, LL.B., 1941

Professional Career:

Private practice, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1946-1978, 1987-2004
Chief deputy district attorney, Clark County, Nevada, 1946-1948
State assemblyman, Nevada, 1948
City attorney, North Las Vegas, Nevada, 1948-1955
City attorney, Henderson, Nevada, 1959