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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the District of Nebraska|
|Appointed by:||Bill Clinton|
|Active:||11/22/1993 - 5/5/2004|
|Senior:||5/5/2004 - 12/27/2011|
|Preceded by:||104 Stat. 5089|
|Born:||May 5, 1934|
|Home State:||Omaha, NE|
|Deceased:||December 27, 2011|
|Undergraduate:||U. of Notre Dame, B.A., 1956|
|Law School:||Georgetown U. Law Center, LL.B., 1959|
Thomas Shanahan was a Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska. He joined the court in 1993 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. Shanahan assumed senior status on May 5, 2004 and served until his death at the age of 77 on December 27, 2011.
Early life and education
Shanahan was a private practice attorney in Nebraska from 1959 to 1983 and was a nominated by the Nebraska Judicial Qualifications Commission to the Nebraska Supreme Court in 1983 and served in that role until 1993.
District of Nebraska
Shanahan was nominated by President Bill Clinton on August 6, 1993, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089; Confirmed by the Senate on November 20, 1993, and received commission on November 22, 1993 before later assuming senior status on May 5, 2004. Shanahan served until his death at the age of 77 on December 27, 2011.
|Federal judicial offices|
|District of Nebraska
|Magistrate judges||Thomas Thalken • F.A. Gossett III • Cheryl Renae Zwart •|
|Former Article III judges||
William Cambridge • Arlen Beam • Elmer Scipio Dundy • William Douglas McHugh • William Henry Munger • Thomas Charles Munger • Joseph William Woodrough • James Donohoe • Thomas Shanahan • John Delehant • Robert Denney • Richard Dier • Albert Schatz • Robert Van Pelt • Richard Robinson •
|Former Chief judges|