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Contie, Leroy John, Jr.

Born April 2, 1920, in Canton, OH
Died May 11, 2001, in Cleveland, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on November 19, 1971, to a seat vacated by James C. Connell. Confirmed by the Senate on December 1, 1971, and received commission on December 6, 1971. Service terminated on March 23, 1982, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on January 26, 1982, to a seat vacated by Anthony Joseph Celebrezze. Confirmed by the Senate on March 4, 1982, and received commission on March 9, 1982. Assumed senior status on June 30, 1986. Service terminated on May 11, 2001, due to death.

University of Michigan, B.A., 1941
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1948

Professional Career:

U.S. Army sergeant, 1942-1946
Private practice, Canton, Ohio, 1948-1952, 1960-1969
City law director, Canton, Ohio, 1951-1960
Judge, Stark County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 1969-1971