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Brett, Thomas Rutherford

Born October 2, 1931, in Oklahoma City, OK
Died February 6, 2021, in Tulsa, OK

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on September 28, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on October 31, 1979, and received commission on November 2, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1994-1996. Assumed senior status on October 3, 1996. Service terminated on February 1, 2003, due to retirement.

University of Oklahoma, B.B.A., 1952
University of Oklahoma College of Law, LL.B., 1957
University of Oklahoma College of Law, J.D., 1971

Professional Career:

U.S. Army lieutenant, 1954-1955
U.S. Army Reserve colonel, JAG Corps, 1955-1981
Assistant county attorney, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1957-1958
Private practice, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1958-1979