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Hendren, Jimm Larry

Born 1940 in Gravette, AR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on November 5, 1991, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on March 13, 1992, and received commission on March 18, 1992. Served as chief judge, 1997-2012. Assumed senior status on December 31, 2012.

University of Arkansas, B.A., 1964
University of Arkansas School of Law, LL.B., 1965

Professional Career:

U.S. Navy law specialist, 1965-1967
U.S. Navy, JAG Corps, 1967-1968, 1969-1970
Private practice, Bentonville, Arkansas, 1968-1969, 1970-1977, 1979-1992
U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant commander, 1970-1983
Chancellor/probate judge, Arkansas Chancery Court, Sixteenth Chancery Division, 1977-1978

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, October 24, 1991; nomination withdrawn by president, November 5, 1991