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Martha Daughtrey
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Title:   Senior Judge
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   11/22/1993-1/1/2009
Senior:   1/1/2009-Present
Preceded by:   Susan Neilson
Succeeded by:   Jane Stranch
Past post:   Tennessee Supreme Court
Past term:   1990-1993
Personal History
Born:   1942
Hometown:   Covington, KY
Undergraduate:   Vanderbilt University, 1964
Law School:   Vanderbilt University Law, 1968

Martha Craig Daughtrey is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She joined the court in 1993 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. She began serving on senior status on January 1, 2009.[1]


Daughtrey graduated from Vanderbilt with her bachelor's degree 1964 and from Vanderbilt Law with her J.D. degree in 1968.[1]

Professional career

Judicial career

On the recommendation of U.S. Senators Harlan Matthews and James Sasser, Daughtrey was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit by President Bill Clinton on August 6, 1993, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089. Daughtrey was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on November 20, 1993, and received commission on November 22, 1993.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA - new seat
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Succeeded by:
Jane Stranch