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Herman Weber

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Herman Weber
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #7
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   4/4/1985 - 1/1/2002
Senior:   1/1/2002 - Present
Preceded by:   98 Stat. 333
Succeeded by:   Thomas Rose
Personal History
Born:   1927
Hometown:   Lima, OH
Undergraduate:   Otterbein College, B.A., 1949
Law School:   Ohio State U. College of Law, J.D., 1952
Military service:   U.S. Navy 1945 - 1946

Herman Jacob Weber is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. He joined the court in 1985 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. Weber is a judge currently serving on senior status.

Early life and education

An Ohio native, Weber received his bachelor's degree from Otterbein College in 1949, and later on graduated from Ohio State University College of Law with his Juris Doctor in 1952. Weber also served in the Navy from 1945 to 1946.[1]

Professional career

After law school, Weber started his legal career as a Private practice attorney in Fairborn, OH from 1952 to 1961. In addition to being a private practice attorney Weber also served as a Deputy Mayor in the Fairborn Mayor's Court from 1955 to 1957 and served intermittently as a Acting Municipal Judge for Fairborn, OH from 1958 to 1960. In 1961, Weber was elected a judge in the Greene County Common Pleas Court from 1961 to 1982 before being elected Judge, Ohio Second District Court of Appeals from 1982-1985.[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of Ohio

Weber was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on February 28, 1985 to a new judgeship created by 98 Stat. 333 which was approved by congress. Weber was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 3, 1985 and received commission on April 4, 1985. Weber later assumed senior status on January 1, 2002.[1] Weber was succeeded in this position by Thomas Rose.

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Preceded by:
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Seat #7
Succeeded by:
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