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Bratton, Howard C.
Died May 5, 2002
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on March 3, 1964, to a seat vacated by Waldo H. Rogers. Confirmed by the Senate on March 14, 1964, and received commission on March 17, 1964. Served as chief judge, 1978-1987. Assumed senior status on February 4, 1987. Service terminated on May 5, 2002, due to death.
University of New Mexico, B.A., 1941
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1947
U.S. Army captain, 1942-1945
Law clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals, 1948
Private practice, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1949-1952
Special assistant U.S. attorney in charge of litigation, Office of Price Stabilization, 1951-1952
Private practice, Roswell, New Mexico, 1952-1964
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1979-1982
Board member, Federal Judicial Center, 1983-1987