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Todd, James Dale

Born 1943 in Scotts Hill, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on June 5, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on July 10, 1985, and received commission on July 11, 1985. Served as chief judge, 2001-2007. Assumed senior status on May 20, 2008.

Lambuth College, B.S., 1965
University of Mississippi, M.C.S., 1968
Memphis State University (now University of Memphis), Humphreys School of Law, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:

Private practice, Jackson, Tennessee, 1972-1983
Judge, Tennessee Circuit Court, 1983-1985