James Jarvis

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James Jarvis
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
Title:   Former Federal Judge
Position:   Seat #4
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   10/12/1984 - 2/28/2002
Chief:   1991 - 1998
Senior:   2/28/2002 - 6/6/2007
Preceded by:   98 Stat. 333
Succeeded by:   Thomas W. Phillips
Personal History
Born:   February 28, 1937
Hometown:   Knoxville, TN
Deceased:   June 6, 2007
Undergraduate:   University of Tennessee, B.A., 1958
Law School:   University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 1960

James Howard Jarvis II(1937-2007) was a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee.

Jarvis was nominated 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 11, 1984, and received commission the next day. From 1991-1998, he served as the chief judge. He assumed senior status on February 28, 2002. He served the Eastern District of Tennessee until his death on June 6, 2007.[1]

Early life and education

  • University of Tennessee, B.A., 1958
  • University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 1960[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1960-1968
  • Private practice, Maryville, Tennessee, 1968-1972
  • Judge, Law and Equity Court, Blount County, Tennessee, 1972-1977
  • Judge, 30th Judicial Circuit Court, Blount County, Tennessee, 1977-1984[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of Tennessee

Jarvis was nominated 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 11, 1984, and received commission the next day. From 1991-1998, he served as the chief judge. He assumed senior status on February 28, 2002. He served the Eastern District of Tennessee until his death on June 6, 2007.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Eastern District of Tennessee
1984–2002
Seat #4
Succeeded by:
Thomas W. Phillips