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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas|
|Appointed by:||George H.W. Bush|
|Active:||3/18/1992 - 12/31/2012|
|Chief:||1997 - 2012|
|Senior:||12/31/2012 - Present|
|Preceded by:||104 Stat. 5089|
|Home State:||Gravette, AR|
|Bachelors:||University of Arkansas, B.A., 1964|
|Law School:||University of Arkansas School of Law, LL.B., 1965|
|Military service:||U.S. Navy 1965 - 1983|
Jimm Larry Hendren is an Article III federal judge serving on senior status for the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. He joined the court in 1992 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush. Hendren served as the Chief Judge of the Court from 1997 to 2012. On December, 31 2012, Hendren assumed senior status for the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas after serving on the court for 20 years.
Early life and education
Hendren graduated from the University of Arkansas with his Bachelor's Degree in 1964 and his juris doctoral degree in 1965.
Hendren served in the US Navy JAG Corps consecutively from 1965 to 1968 and 1969 to 1970. Also Hendren, served as a Lieutenant Commander for the US Navy Reserve from 1970 to 1983. 
Western District of Arkansas
On the recommendation of Congressman John Hammerschmidt of Arkansas, Hendren was nominated by President George H.W. Bush on November 5, 1991, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089 which was approved by Congress. Hendren was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on March 13, 1992 on a Senate Vote and received commission on March 18, 1992. Hendren served as the chief judge of the court from 1997 - 2012. On December, 31 2012, he assumed senior status after serving on the court for 20 years.
|Federal judicial offices|
|Western District of Arkansas
|Magistrate judges||James Marschewski • Barry Bryant • Erin Setser •|
|Former Article III judges||
Susan Carter • Richard Arnold • Terry Shell • Morris Arnold • Daniel Ringo • Hugh Waters • Henry Clay Caldwell • Isaac Charles Parker • William Story • John Henry Rogers • Frank Youmans • Heartsill Ragon • Harry Lemley • John Elvis Miller • Oren Harris • Jesse Henley • George Howard • Elsijane Roy • Paul Williams •
|Former Chief judges|