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Ancer Haggerty

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Ancer Haggerty
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Oregon
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #1
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   3/28/1994 - 8/26/2009
Chief:   2002 - 2009
Senior:   8/26/2009 - Present
Preceded by:   Owen Panner
Succeeded by:   Michael H. Simon
Personal History
Born:   1944
Hometown:   Vanport, OR
Undergraduate:   University of Oregon, B.S., 1967
Law School:   University of California, Hastings College of Law, J.D., 1973
Military service:   U.S. Marine Corps 1967 - 1970

Ancer Lee Haggerty is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Oregon. He joined the court in 1994 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. On August 26, 2009, Haggerty assumed senior status.[1][2]


Haggerty graduated from the University of Oregon in Eugene with his bachelor's degree in 1967 and later graduated from the University of California-Hastings College of Law with his J.D. degree in 1973.[2]

Military service

Haggerty served in the United States Marine Corps from 1967 to 1970.[2]

Professional career

  • 1990-1993: Judge, Multnomah County Circuit Court
  • 1989-1990: Judge, Multnomah County District Court
  • 1977-1988: Attorney in private practice
  • 1973-1977: Staff Attorney, Metropolitan Public Defender, Portland, Oregon
  • 1973: Law clerk, Metropolitan Public Defender, Portland, Oregon[2]

Judicial career

District of Oregon

Haggerty was nominated by President Bill Clinton on November 19, 1993 to a seat vacated by Judge Owen Panner. Haggerty was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on March 25, 1994, on a majority voice vote and received commission on March 28, 1994.[3] Haggerty served as the chief judge of the District of Oregon from 2002 to 2009. He assumed senior status on August 26, 2009.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Owen Panner
District of Oregon
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
Michael H. Simon

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