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McKeown, M. Margaret

Born 1951 in Casper, WY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 7, 1997, to a seat vacated by Joseph Jerome Farris. Confirmed by the Senate on March 27, 1998, and received commission on April 8, 1998. Assumed senior status on September 15, 2022.

University of Wyoming, B.A., 1972
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:

Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1975-1998
Special assistant to the secretary of the interior and special assistant at the White House, 1980-1981

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, March 29, 1996; no Senate vote