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Seth, Oliver

Born May 30, 1915, in Albuquerque, NM
Died March 27, 1996

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on May 24, 1962, to a seat vacated by Sam Gilbert Bratton. Confirmed by the Senate on June 11, 1962, and received commission on June 20, 1962. Served as chief judge, 1977-1984. Assumed senior status on December 25, 1984. Service terminated on March 27, 1996, due to death.

Stanford University, B.A., 1937
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1940

Professional Career:

Private practice, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1940, 1946-1962
U.S. Army major, 1940-1946
Government appeal agent, Selective Service System, 1948-1952
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1978-1984