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Pratt, Philip

Born July 14, 1924, in Pontiac, MI
Died February 7, 1989, in Bloomfield Hills, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on October 7, 1970, to a new seat authorized by 84 Stat. 294. Confirmed by the Senate on November 25, 1970, and received commission on December 1, 1970. Served as chief judge, 1986-1989. Service terminated on February 7, 1989, due to death.

University of Michigan Law School, LL.B., 1950

Professional Career:

U.S. Army sergeant, Office of Strategic Services, 1943-1946
Title examiner, Abstract and Title, Pontiac, Michigan, 1950-1951
Assistant prosecutor, Oakland County, Michigan, 1952-1953
Private practice, Pontiac, Michigan, 1953-1963
Judge, Michigan Circuit Court, Sixth Judicial Circuit, 1963-1970
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1987-1989