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Ellison, James O.

Born January 11, 1929, in St. Louis, MO
Died November 22, 2014, in Tulsa, OK

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on September 28, 1979, to a seat vacated by Allen E. Barrow. Confirmed by the Senate on October 31, 1979, and received commission on November 2, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1992-1994. Assumed senior status on November 7, 1994. Service terminated on November 22, 2014, due to death.

University of Oklahoma, B.A., 1951
University of Oklahoma College of Law, LL.B., 1951

Professional Career:

U.S. Army captain, 1951-1953
Private practice, Red Fork, Oklahoma, 1953-1955
Private practice, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1955-1979