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Fred Parker

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Fred Parker
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Current Court Information:
Second Circuit
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #5
Service:
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   10/11/1994 - 8/12/2003
Preceded by:   James Oakes
Succeeded by:   Peter Hall
Past post:   District of Vermont
Past chief:   1991-1994
Past term:   8/7/1990 - 10/11/1994
Past position:   Seat #2
Personal History
Born:   February 2, 1938
Hometown:   Boston, MA
Deceased:   August 12, 2003
Undergraduate:   University of Massachusetts, B.A., 1962
Law School:   Georgetown U. Law, J.D., 1965
Military service:   U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, 1955-1962
Fred I. Parker (February 2, 1938-August 12, 2003) was a federal judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and for the United States District Court for the District of Vermont. He joined the Second Circuit in 1994 after an appointment from Bill Clinton. He joined the District of Vermont in 1990 after an appointment from George H.W. Bush. At the time of appointment, Parker was a private practice attorney in Vermont. He served as chief judge of the district court from 1991-1994. Parker's service with the Second Circuit ended on August 12, 2003 with his death.[1]

Early life and education

  • University of Massachusetts, B.A., 1962
  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1965[1]

Military service

  • U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, 1955-1962[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1965-1966
  • Private practice, Burlington, Vermont, 1966-1969
  • Deputy state attorney general, Vermont, 1969-1972
  • Private practice, Middlebury, Vermont, 1972-1982
  • Private practice, Burlington, Vermont, 1982-1990[1]

Judicial career

Second Circuit

Parker was nominated to the Second Circuit by President Bill Clinton on August 25, 1994 to the seat vacated by James Lowell Oakes. The U.S. Senate confirmed him on October 7, 1994, and he received commission four days later on October 11, 1994. Parker's service with the Second Circuit ended on August 12, 2003 with his death.[1] He was succeeded to this post by Peter Hall.

District of Vermont

Judge Parker was nominated to the District of Vermont on June 21, 1990 by George H.W. Bush to the seat vacated by Albert W. Coffrin. The U.S. Senate confirmed him on August 3, 1990, and received commission a week later on August 7, 1990. Parker served as the District of Vermont's Chief Judge for three years, from 1991-1994. His service with this district court ended on October 11, 1994 when he moved to the Second Circuit. Parker was succeeded in this position by William K. Sessions.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Albert Coffrin
District of Vermont
1990–1994
Succeeded by:
William K. Sessions
Preceded by:
James Oakes
Second Circuit
1994–2003
Seat #5
Succeeded by:
Peter Hall




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