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Nelson, David Aldrich

Born August 14, 1932, in Watertown, NY
Died October 1, 2010, in Indian Hill, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 9, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on October 16, 1985, and received commission on October 17, 1985. Assumed senior status on October 1, 1999. Service terminated on October 1, 2010, due to death.

Hamilton College, A.B., 1954
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1958

Professional Career:

Private practice, Cleveland, Ohio, 1958-1959, 1962-1969, 1972-1985
U.S. Air Force lieutenant and attorney-advisor, Office of General Counsel, 1959-1962
General counsel, U.S. Postal Service, 1969-1971; senior assistant postmaster general, 1971