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Jarvis, James Howard II

Born February 28, 1937, in Knoxville, TN
Died June 6, 2007, in Knoxville, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 6, 1984, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on October 11, 1984, and received commission on October 12, 1984. Served as chief judge, 1991-1998. Assumed senior status on February 28, 2002. Service terminated on June 6, 2007, due to death.

University of Tennessee, B.A., 1958
University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 1960

Professional Career:

Private practice, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1960-1968
Private practice, Maryville, Tennessee, 1968-1972
Judge, Blount County [Tennessee] Law and Equity Court, 1972-1977
Judge, Tennessee Circuit Court, Thirtieth Judicial Circuit, 1977-1984