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Conway, John Edwards

Born September 1, 1934, in Joplin, MO
Died June 1, 2014, in Albuquerque, NM

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on May 14, 1986, to a seat vacated by Bobby Ray Baldock. Confirmed by the Senate on June 13, 1986, and received commission on June 16, 1986. Served as chief judge, 1994-2000. Assumed senior status on September 1, 2000. Service terminated on June 1, 2014, due to death.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, 2002-2003

U.S. Naval Academy, B.S., 1956
Washburn University School of Law, LL.B., 1963

Professional Career:

U.S. Air Force lieutenant, 1956-1960
U.S. Air Force Reserve, 1960-1970
Private practice, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1963-1964
Private practice, Alamogordo, New Mexico, 1964-1980
City attorney, Alamogordo, New Mexico, 1966-1972
State senator, New Mexico, 1970-1980; minority leader, 1972-1980
Private practice, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1980-1986