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U.S. Court of Federal Claims: Lydon, Thomas J.

Born June 3, 1927, in Portland, ME
Died March 1, 2012, in Rockville, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Trial Judge, Court of Claims, 1972-1982

Judge, U.S. Claims Court (now U.S. Court of Federal Claims)
Appointed by statute on October 1, 1982, to a new seat authorized by 96 Stat. 27. Assumed senior status on July 31, 1987. Service terminated on March 1, 2012, due to death.

University of Maine, B.A., 1952
Georgetown University Law Center, LL.B., 1955
Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., 1957

Professional Career:
Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1955-1972; trial attorney, 1955-1967; chief, Court of Claims Section, 1967-1972