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Sam, David

Born 1933 in Hobart, IN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Utah
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 9, 1985, to a seat vacated by Aldon J. Anderson. Confirmed by the Senate on October 16, 1985, and received commission on October 16, 1985. Served as chief judge, 1997-1999. Assumed senior status on November 1, 1999.

Brigham Young University, B.S., 1957
University of Utah College of Law (now S.J. Quinney College of Law), J.D., 1960

Professional Career:

U.S. Air Force captain and judge advocate, 1961-1963
Private practice, Duchesne-Roosevelt, Utah, 1963-1973
County attorney, Duchesne County, Utah, 1966-1972
County commissioner, Duchesne County, Utah, 1972-1974
Private practice, Duchesne, Utah, 1973-1976
Judge, Utah District Court, Fourth District, 1976-1985
Part-time faculty, Brigham Young University, 1977-1985