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Donald Stohr

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Donald Stohr
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #9
Service:
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   4/13/1992 - 12/31/2006
Senior:   12/31/2006 - Present
Preceded by:   104 Stat. 5089
Succeeded by:   Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr.
Personal History
Born:   1934
Hometown:   Sedalia, MO
Undergraduate:   Saint Louis U. School, B.S., 1956
Law School:   Saint Louis U. School of Law, J.D., 1958

Donald J. Stohr is an Article III Federal Judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. He joined the Court in 1992 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush.

Early life and education

Born in Sedalia, Missouri, Stohr graduated from Saint Louis University with his bachelor's degree in 1956 and with his Juris Doctor degree in 1958.[1]

Professional career

Sthor was a private practice attorney in Missouri from 1958 to 1962, from 1966 to 1973, and again from 1976 to 1992. Stohr was First Assistant County Counsleor for St. Louis County, Missouri from 1962 to 1965 before serving as Lead Counselor from 1965 to 1966. In 1973, Stohr was nominated by President Richard Nixon serve as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri from 1973 to 1976.[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of Missouri

On the recommendation of U.S. Senator John Danforth, Stohr was nominated to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri by George H. W. Bush on November 14, 1991 to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089, which was approved by Congress. Stohr was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 8, 1992 on a Senate Vote and received commission on April 13, 1992. Stohr assumed senior status on December 31, 2006.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Eastern District of Missouri
1992–2006
Seat #9
Succeeded by:
Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr.


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