Danny Boggs

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Danny Boggs
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Title:   Judge
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   3/25/1986 - Present
Chief:   2003 - 2009
Personal History
Born:   1944
Hometown:   Cuba
Undergraduate:   Harvard '65
Law School:   University of Chicago Law '68

Danny Julian Boggs (b. 1944) is a federal judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He joined the court in 1986 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. Boggs served as the Chief Judge of the Court from 2003-2009.

Early life and education

Born in Cuba and turned American citizen, Boggs graduated from Harvard College with his bachelor's degree in 1965 and graduated from Chicago Law with his juris doctorate degree in 1968.[1]

Professional career

  • Instructor, University of Chicago School of Law, 1968-1969
  • Deputy commissioner, Kentucky Department for Economic Security, Frankfort, Kentucky, 1969-1970
  • Legal counsel and administrative assistant to Governor Louie Nunn, Kentucky, 1970-1971
  • Legislative counsel/assistant to minority leader, Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1972
  • Attorney, Kentucky Republican Campaign, 1972
  • Private practice, Frankfort, Kentucky, 1973
  • Attorney, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC, 1973
  • Assistant to the U.S. solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC, 1973-1975
  • Private practice, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1975
  • Assistant to the chairman, Federal Power Commission, Washington, DC, 1975-1977
  • Deputy minority counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, 1977-1979
  • Deputy campaign director, Nunn for Governor Campaign, Louisville, Kentucky, 1979
  • Private practice, Washington, DC, 1979-1981
  • Special assistant to the President, Executive Office of the President, Washington, DC, 1981-1983
  • Deputy secretary, U.S. Department of Energy, 1983-1986[1]

Judicial career

On the recommendation of Kentucky U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell, Boggs was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit by President Ronald Reagan on January 29, 1986 to a new seat created by 98 Stat. 333 which was approved by Congress. Boggs was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on March 3, 1986 on a senate vote and received commission on March 25, 1986. Boggs served as the Chief Judge of the court from 2003-2009.[1]

Awards and associations

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA - new seat
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Succeeded by:

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