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Michael, James Harry, Jr.

Born October 17, 1918, in Charlottesville, VA
Died August 29, 2005, in Charlottesville, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on April 9, 1980, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on September 29, 1980, and received commission on September 30, 1980. Assumed senior status on October 31, 1995. Service terminated on August 29, 2005, due to death.

University of Virginia, B.S., 1940
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.B., 1942

Professional Career:

U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1942-1946
Private practice, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1946-1980
U.S. Naval Reserve commander, 1948-1969
Lecturer, University of Virginia, 1948-1953
Judge, Charlottesville [Virginia] Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, 1954-1967
Special master in patent cases, U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia, 1960-1970
State senator, Virginia, 1968-1980