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Johnstone, Edward Huggins

Born April 26, 1922, in Sao Paulo, Brazil
Died June 26, 2013, in Louisville, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on August 25, 1977, to a seat vacated by James F. Gordon. Confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 1977, and received commission on October 11, 1977. Served as chief judge, 1985-1990. Assumed senior status on October 22, 1993. Service terminated on June 26, 2013, due to death.

University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1949

Professional Career:

U.S. Army sergeant, 9th Infantry Division, 1942-1945
Private practice, Princeton, Kentucky, 1949-1976
City attorney, Princeton, Kentucky, 1952-1954
City attorney, Kuttawa, Kentucky, 1954-1976
City attorney, Fredonia, Kentucky, 1954-1976
Judge, Princeton [Kentucky] Police Court, 1954-1969
Judge, Kentucky Circuit Court, Fifty-Sixth Judicial Circuit, 1976-1977
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1991-1993