Harold Ryan

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Harold Ryan
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Idaho
Title:   Former Federal Judge
Position:   Seat #1
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   12/17/1981 - 12/30/1992
Chief:   1988 - 1992
Senior:   12/30/1992 - 4/10/1995
Preceded by:   Raymond McNichols
Succeeded by:   Lynn Winmill
Personal History
Born:   June 17, 1923
Hometown:   Weiser, ID
Deceased:   April 10, 1995
Law School:   University of Idaho College of Law, LL.B., 1950
Military service:   U.S. Navy 1943-1946 Lieutenant (J.G.)

Harold Lyman Ryan (1923-1995) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Idaho.

Ryan was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on December 7, 1981, to a seat vacated by Raymond McNichols; he was confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 1981, and received commission the next day. From 1988-1992, he served as the chief judge. He assumed senior status on December 30, 1992. He served the District of Idaho until his death on April 10, 1995. Ryan was succeeded in this position by Lynn Winmill.

Early life and education

  • University of Idaho College of Law, LL.B., 1950

Professional career

  • U.S. Navy Lieutenant (J.G.), 1943-1946
  • Private practice, Weiser, Idaho, 1950-1981
  • Prosecuting attorney, Washington County, Idaho, 1951-1952
  • Member, Idaho State Senate, 1962-1966

Judicial career

District of Idaho

Ryan was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on December 7, 1981, to a seat vacated by Raymond McNichols[1]; he was confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 1981, and received commission the next day. From 1988-1992, he served as the chief judge. He assumed senior status on December 30, 1992. He served the District of Idaho until his death on April 10, 1995. Ryan was succeeded in this position by Lynn Winmill.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Raymond McNichols
District of Idaho
1981–1992
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
Lynn Winmill