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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the District of Colorado|
|Appointed by:||George H.W. Bush|
|Active:||4/6/1990 - 5/1/2001|
|Senior:||5/1/2001 - 11/9/2006|
|Preceded by:||John Porfilio|
|Succeeded by:||Marcia Krieger|
|Undergraduate:||University of Denver, 1952|
|Law School:||University of Denver College of Law, 1966|
|Military service:||U.S. Navy, 1950-1955|
Early life and education
- University of Denver, B.S., 1952
- University of Denver College of Law, J.D., 1966
Sparr served in the United States Air Force from 1950 to 1955.
- 1977-1990: Judge, Colorado Second Judicial District
- 1970-1977: Attorney in private practice
- 1970-1971: Office of General Counsel, Mountain States Telephone & Telegraph Co.
- 1966-1970: Attorney in private practice
District of Colorado
Sparr was nominated by President George H.W. Bush on January 24, 1990, to a seat vacated by John Porfilio. Sparr was confirmed by the Senate on April 5, 1990, and received commission the next day. He assumed senior status on May 1, 2001, and served in that capacity until his death on November 9, 2006. Sparr was succeeded in this position by Judge Marcia Krieger.
|Federal judicial offices|
|District of Colorado
|Magistrate judges||David West • Kathleen Tafoya • Kristen Mix • Michael Hegarty • Craig Shaffer • Boyd Boland • Michael Watanabe • Gordon Gallagher •|
|Former Article III judges||
Moses Hallett • William E. Doyle • Edward Nottingham • Zita Weinshienk • John Porfilio • Robert E. Lewis • John Foster Symes • Olin Chilson • Alfred Arraj • Jean Breitenstein • James Carrigan • Phillip Figa • Sherman Finesilver • Daniel Sparr • Fred Winner • William Knous •
|Former Chief judges|