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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the District of New Mexico|
|Appointed by:||Ronald Reagan|
|Active:||6/16/1986 - 9/1/2000|
|Chief:||1994 - 2000|
|Senior:||9/1/2000 - 6/1/2014|
|Preceded by:||Bobby Baldock|
|Succeeded by:||William P. Johnson|
|Undergraduate:||U.S. Naval Academy, 1956|
|Law School:||Washburn University Law, 1963|
John Conway was a federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico. He joined the court in 1986 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. Conway was a judge serving on senior status until his death on June 1, 2014, at the age of 79.
Early life and education
From 1956 to 1960, Conway served in the US Navy as part of a post graduation active duty service commitment upon graduation from the Naval Academy, and also served in the Navy Reserve from 1960 to 1970.
From 1963 to 1986, Conway was an attorney in the State of New Mexico. Conway a member of the New Mexico State Senate from 1970 to 1980. Conway was majority leader of the State Senate from 1972 to 1980. He also served as city attorney for Almogordo, New Mexico from 1966 to 1972 on a part-time basis.
District of New Mexico
Conway was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on May 14, 1986, to a seat vacated by Bobby Ray Baldock as Baldock went on senior status. Conway was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 13, 1986, and received commission on June 16, 1986. He was chief judge of the court from 1994 to 2000 before assuming senior status on September 1, 2000. Conway was succeeded in this position by Judge William P. Johnson.
|Federal judicial offices|
|District of New Mexico
William P. Johnson
|Magistrate judges||Lorenzo Garcia • Carmen Garza • Lourdes Martinez • Karen Molzen • Robert Scott • William P. Lynch • Gregory Wormuth • Stephan Vidmar • Steven C. Yarbrough •|
|Former Article III judges|
|Former Chief judges|