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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, 1965
Law School:   University of Chicago Law, 1968

Danny Julian Boggs 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 to 2009.[1]


Boggs graduated from Harvard University with his bachelor's degree in 1965 and from Chicago Law with his J.D. degree in 1968.[1]

Professional career

  • 1983-1986: Deputy secretary, U.S. Department of Energy
  • 1981-1983: Special assistant to the President, Executive Office of the President, Washington, DC
  • 1979-1981: Attorney in private practice
  • 1979: Deputy campaign director, Nunn for Governor Campaign, Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1977-1979: Deputy minority counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
  • 1975-1977: Assistant to the chairman, Federal Power Commission, Washington, DC
  • 1975: Attorney in private practice
  • 1973-1975: Assistant to the U.S. solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC
  • 1973: Attorney, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • 1973: Attorney in private practice
  • 1972: Attorney, Kentucky Republican Campaign
  • 1972: Legislative counsel/assistant to minority leader, Kentucky State House of Representatives
  • 1970-1971: Legal counsel and administrative assistant to Governor Louie Nunn
  • 1969-1970: Deputy commissioner, Kentucky Department for Economic Security
  • 1968-1969: Instructor, University of Chicago School of Law[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. Boggs was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on March 3, 1986, and received commission on March 25, 1986. Boggs served as the chief judge of the court from 2003 to 2009.[1]

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

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