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Dowd, David Dudley, Jr.

Born January 31, 1929, in Cleveland, OH
Died August 4, 2016, in FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on August 24, 1982, to a seat vacated by Leroy John Contie, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on September 22, 1982, and received commission on September 23, 1982. Assumed senior status on June 30, 1996. Service terminated on August 4, 2016, due to death.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Alien Terrorist Removal Court, 1996-2014

College of Wooster, B.A., 1951
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1954

Professional Career:

Private practice, Massillon, Ohio, 1954-1955, 1957-1975
U.S. Army, 1955-1957
Councilman-at-large, Massillon, Ohio, 1960
Assistant prosecutor, Stark County, Ohio, 1961-1967
Prosecutor, Stark County, Ohio 1967-1975
Judge, Court of Appeals of Ohio, Fifth Appellate District, 1975-1980
Justice, Ohio Supreme Court, 1980-1981
Private practice, Canton, Ohio, 1981-1982
Board member, Federal Judicial Center, 1988-1992