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Higgins, Thomas Aquinas

Born August 15, 1932, in Nashville, TN
Died September 11, 2018, in Nashville, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 6, 1984, to a seat vacated by L. Clure Morton. Confirmed by the Senate on October 3, 1984, and received commission on October 4, 1984. Assumed senior status on February 28, 1999. Service terminated on September 11, 2018, due to death.

Christian Brothers College, A.A., 1952
University of Tennessee, B.A., 1954
Vanderbilt University Law School, LL.B., 1957

Professional Career:

U.S. Army, JAG Corps, 1957-1960
Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 1961-1984