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Hillman, Douglas Woodruff

Born February 15, 1922, in Grand Rapids, MI
Died February 1, 2007, in Muskegon, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on July 12, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 1979, and received commission on September 26, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1986-1991. Assumed senior status on February 15, 1991. Service terminated on October 1, 2002, due to retirement.

University of Michigan, A.B., 1946
University of Michigan Law School, LL.B., 1948

Professional Career:

U.S. Army lieutenant, 1942-1945
Private practice, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1948-1979