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Heyburn, John Gilpin II

Born November 12, 1948, in Boston, MA
Died April 29, 2015, in Louisville, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on March 20, 1992, to a seat vacated by Thomas A. Ballantine, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on August 12, 1992, and received commission on August 17, 1992. Served as chief judge, 2001-2008. Assumed senior status on April 1, 2014. Service terminated on April 29, 2015, due to death.

Harvard College, A.B., 1970
University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:

U.S. Army Reserve, 1970-1976
Private practice, Louisville, Kentucky, 1976-1992
Chair, U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, 2007-2014