John Greene

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John Greene
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Utah
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #4
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   4/4/1985-11/28/1997
Senior:   11/28/1997-Present
Preceded by:   98 Stat. 333
Succeeded by:   Brian Stewart
Personal History
Hometown:   Utah
Undergraduate:   University of Utah, 1952
Law School:   University of Utah College of Law, 1955

John Thomas Greene is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court of Utah. He joined the court in 1985 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. Greene is a judge serving on senior status.[1]


Greene graduated from the University of Utah with both his bachelor's degree and J.D. degrees, in 1952 and 1955.[1]

Professional career

  • 1960-1965: Assistant state attorney general, Utah Attorney General
  • 1957-1959: Part-time assistant U.S. attorney, District of Utah
  • 1955-1985: Attorney, private practice[1]

Awards and associations

  • 1983-1986: Member, Utah Board of Higher Education
  • 1980: Chairman, Utah State Building Authority[1]

Judicial career

District of Utah

On the recommendation of Utah U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch, Greene was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on March 7, 1985 to a new seat created by 98 Stat. 333. Greene was confirmed by the Senate on April 3, 1985, and received commission on April 4, 1985. Greene later assumed senior status on November 28, 1997. Greene was succeeded in this position by Judge Brian Stewart.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
District of Utah
Seat #4
Succeeded by:
Brian Stewart