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Alan Johnson

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Alan Johnson
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Wyoming
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   12/17/1985 - Present
Chief:   1992 - 1999
Preceded by:   98 Stat. 333
Past post:   Federal Magistrate Judge
Past term:   1971 - 1974
Personal History
Born:   1939
Hometown:   Cheyenne, WY
Undergraduate:   Vanderbilt U., B.A., 1961
Law School:   University of Wyoming Law, J.D., 1964
Military service:   U.S. Air Force, 1964-1967
Alan Bond Johnson is an Article III federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming. He joined the court in 1985 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. Prior to appointment, Johnson was a Circuit Court Judge in the Wyoming District Court.[1]

Early life and education

Born in Cheyenne, Wyoming, Johnson graduated from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee with his bachelor's degree in 1961 and with his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Wyoming in 1964.[1]

Professional career

After graduating from law school, Johnson served in the U.S. Air Force from 1964 to 1967. Johnson was a private practice attorney from 1968 to 1974. In 1973, Johnson worked as a Judge in the Cheyenne Municipal Court until 1974. Additionally, Johnson has served as a member of the Wyoming Air National Guard on reserve duty since 1973. From 1974 to 1985, Johnson served as a Circuit Court Judge in the Wyoming District Court.[1]

Military service

Johnson served in the U.S. Air Force from 1964-1967.[1]

Judicial career

District of Wyoming

On the recommendation of the Wyoming Congressional Delegation, Johnson was nominated to the U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming by President Ronald Reagan on October 22, 1985 to a new judgeship created by 98 Stat. 333 that was approved by Congress. Johnson was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on December 16, 1985 on a Senate vote and received commission on December 17, 1985. Johnson served as the Chief Judge of the Court from 1992 to 1999.[1]

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