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Milburn, Herbert Theodore

Born May 26, 1931, in Cleveland, TN
Died April 1, 2016, in Signal Mountain, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on April 14, 1983, to a seat vacated by Charles G. Neese. Confirmed by the Senate on June 6, 1983, and received commission on June 7, 1983. Served as chief judge, 1984. Service terminated on October 9, 1984, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 6, 1984, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on October 3, 1984, and received commission on October 4, 1984. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on July 1, 1996. Service terminated on April 1, 2016, due to death.

East Tennessee State University, B.S., 1953
University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 1959

Professional Career:

U.S. Army, Security Agency, 1953-1956
Private practice, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1959-1973
Judge, Tennessee Circuit Court, Hamilton County, Division III, 1973-1983