Jimm Hendren

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Jimm Hendren
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #3
Service:
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
Succeeded by:   Timothy Brooks
Personal History
Born:   1940
Hometown:   Gravette, AR
Undergraduate:   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.[1]

Early life and education

Hendren graduated from the University of Arkansas with his bachelor's degree in 1964 and his J.D. degree in 1965.

Military career

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.[2]

Professional career

Hendren served in private practice from 1969 to 1977 and 1979 to 1992 in the State of Arkansas. Also, Hendren was a probate judge in the Arkansas 16th District Chancery Court from 1977 to 1978.[2]

Judicial career

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 to 2012.[2] On December, 31 2012 he assumed senior status, after serving on the court for 20 years.[3]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Western District of Arkansas
1992–2012
Seat #3
Succeeded by:
Timothy Brooks


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