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Herbert Milburn
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Title:   Senior Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   10/4/1984 - 7/1/1996
Senior:   7/1/1996 - Present
Preceded by:   98 Stat. 333
Succeeded by:   Ronald Gilman
Past post:   Eastern District of Tennessee
Past chief:   1984 - 1984
Past term:   6/7/1983 - 10/9/1984
Past position:   Seat #3
Personal History
Born:   1931
Hometown:   Cleveland, TN
Undergraduate:   East Tennessee State U., B.S., 1953
Law School:   University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 1959
Military service:   U.S. Army 1953 - 1956

Herbert Theodore Milburn (b. 1931) is a federal judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He is serving on senior status.[1]

Early life and education

  • East Tennessee State University, B.S., 1953
  • University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 1959[1]

Professional career

Judicial career

Eastern District of Tennessee

Milburn was nominated to the Eastern District of Tennessee by President Ronald Reagan on April 14, 1983, to a seat vacated by Charles Neese; he was confirmed by the Senate on June 6, 1983, and received commission the next day. From 1984-1984, he served as the chief judge. He served the Eastern District of Tennessee until he was elevated to the Sixth Circuit on October 9, 1984.[1] Milburn was succeeded in this position by Allan Edgar.

Sixth Circuit

Milburn was nominated to the Sixth Circuit by President Ronald Reagan on September 6, 1984, to a new seat created by 98 Stat. 333; he was confirmed by the Senate on October 3, 1984, and received commission the next day. He assumed senior status on July 1, 1996.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Charles Neese
Eastern District of Tennessee
1983–1984
Seat #3
Succeeded by:
Robert Allan Edgar
Preceded by:
NA - new seat
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
1984–present
Succeeded by:
Ronald Gilman