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McKay, Monroe G.

Born May 30, 1928, in Huntsville, UT
Died March 28, 2020, in Orem, UT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on November 2, 1977, to a seat vacated by David Thomas Lewis. Confirmed by the Senate on November 29, 1977, and received commission on December 1, 1977. Served as chief judge, 1991-1993. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1993. Service terminated on March 28, 2020, due to death.

Brigham Young University, B.S., 1957
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1960

Professional Career:

U.S. Marine Corps, 1946-1948
Law clerk, Hon. Jesse A. Udall, Arizona Supreme Court, 1960-1961
Private practice, Phoenix, Arizona, 1961-1966, 1968-1974
Director, Peace Corps, Malawi, Africa, 1966-1968
Faculty, Brigham Young University Law School, 1974-1977; associate professor, 1974-1976; professor, 1976-1977
Board member, Federal Judicial Center, 1989-1991
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1991-1993