David McKeague

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David McKeague
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Title:   Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   6/10/2005 - Present
Preceded by:   Richard Suhrheinrich
Past post:   Western District of Michigan
Past term:   1992-2005
Personal History
Born:   1946
Hometown:   Pittsburgh, PA
Undergraduate:   University of Michigan '68
Law School:   University of Michigan Law '71

David William McKeague (b. 1946) is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He joined the court in 2005 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.

Early life and education

Born in 1946 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, McKeague graduated from the University of Michigan with his bachelor's degree in 1968 and later received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School in 1971.[1]

Professional career

McKeague served in the United States Army Reserves from 1969 to 1975. McKeague was a private practice attorney in the State of Michigan from 1971 to 1992 and also served as a Adjunct Professor at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1992.[1]

Judicial career

Western District of Michigan

McKeague was nominated to the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan by President George H.W. Bush on September 11, 1991 to a seat vacated by Douglas Hillman. McKeague was confirmed with unanimous consent of the U.S. Senate on February 6, 1992 and received commission on February 10, 1992. McKeague left the Western District of Michigan on June 13, 2005 due to his appointment to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.[2]

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

McKeague was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit by President George W. Bush on February 14, 2005 to a seat vacated by Richard Suhrheinrich. McKeague was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 9, 2005, and received commission on June 10, 2005.[3]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Douglas Hillman
Western District of Michigan
1992–2005
Succeeded by:
Janet Neff
Preceded by:
Richard Suhrheinrich
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
2005–present
Succeeded by:
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