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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.

Education:
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