Alan Cooke Kay
|Alan Cooke Kay|
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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the District of Hawaii|
|Appointed by:||Ronald Reagan|
|Active:||9/15/1986 - 1/2/2000|
|Chief:||1991 - 1999|
|Senior:||1/2/2000 - Present|
|Preceded by:||98 Stat. 333|
|Succeeded by:||John Seabright|
|Home State:||Honolulu, HI|
|Bachelors:||Princeton U., A.B., 1957|
|Law School:||U. of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, LL.B., 1960|
|Military service:||U.S. Marine Corps 1953 - 1955 Corporal|
Alan Cooke Kay is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii. Kay is serving on senior status. He joined the court in 1986 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan.
Early life and education
Born in Hawaii, Kay graduated from Princeton University with his Bachelor's Degree in 1957 and later from the University of California-Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law with his Law Degree in 1960. Kay served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1953 to 1955.
District of Hawaii
Kay was nominated to the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii by President Ronald Reagan on July 3, 1986 to a new seat created by 98 Stat. 333, which was approved by Congress. Kay was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 12, 1986 on a Senate vote and received commission on September 15, 1986. Kay served as the Chief Judge of the Court from 1991 to 1999 before assuming senior status on January 2, 2000. Kay was succeeded in this position by John Seabright.
|Federal judicial offices|
|District of Hawaii
|Magistrate judges||Richard Puglisi • Kevin Chang • Barry Kurren •|
|Former Article III judges|
|Former Chief judges|