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Hug, Procter Ralph, Jr.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on August 29, 1977, to a seat vacated by Benjamin Cushing Duniway. Confirmed by the Senate on September 15, 1977, and received commission on September 15, 1977. Served as chief judge, 1996-2000. Assumed senior status on January 1, 2002. Service terminated on November 30, 2017, due to retirement.
University of Nevada, Reno, B.S., 1953
Stanford Law School, LL.B., 1958
U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1954-1955
Private practice, Reno, Nevada, 1958-1977
Deputy attorney general, State of Nevada
General counsel, University of Nevada System, 1972-1976
Civilian aide, secretary of the U.S. Army, 1977
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1996-2000