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Perry, Catherine D.

Born 1952 in Hobart, OK

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
Nominated by William J. Clinton on July 15, 1994, to a seat vacated by Clyde S. Cahill. Confirmed by the Senate on October 6, 1994, and received commission on October 7, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2009-2015. Assumed senior status on December 31, 2018.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, 1990-1994

University of Oklahoma, B.A., 1977
Washington University School of Law, J.D., 1980

Professional Career:

Private practice, St. Louis, Missouri, 1980-1990
Adjunct professor of law, Washington University School of Law, 1981-1984, 1991-1992, 1993-1994
Member, U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, 2014-present