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Van Sickle, Frederick L.

Born 1943 in Superior, WI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on March 21, 1991, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on May 9, 1991, and received commission on May 14, 1991. Served as chief judge, 2000-2005. Assumed senior status on May 1, 2008.

University of Wisconsin, B.S., 1965
University of Washington School of Law, J.D., 1968

Professional Career:

U.S. Army first lieutenant, JAG Corps, 1968-1970
Prosecutor, Douglas County, Washington, 1971-1975
Private practice, Washington, 1970-1975
Judge, Superior Court of the State of Washington, 1975-1992; Grant and Douglas Counties, 1975-1979; Chelan and Douglas Counties, 1979-1992