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Reginald Lindsay

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Reginald Lindsay
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Current Court Information:
District of Massachusetts
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #10
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   11/24/1993 - 3/12/2009
Preceded by:   David Sutherland Nelson
Succeeded by:   Denise Casper
Personal History
Born:   March 19, 1945
Hometown:   Birmingham, AL
Deceased:   March 12, 2009
Undergraduate:   Morehouse College, B.A., 1967
Law School:   Harvard Law, J.D., 1970
Reginald C. Lindsay (1945-2009) was a federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. He joined the court in 1993 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. At the time of appointment, Lindsay was a private practice attorney in Massachusetts. Judge Lindsay passed away on March 12, 2009.[1][2]

Early life and education

A native of Alabama, Lindsay graduated from Morehouse College with his bachelor's degree in 1967 and later graduated from Harvard Law School with his juris doctorate degree in 1970.[2]

Professional career

Lindsay spent the majority of his pre-judicial legal career as a private practice attorney licensed in the State of Massachusetts from 1970 to 1975 and 1977 to 1993. Also, Lindsay was appointed by Governor Michael Dukakis to serve as the State commissioner of public utilities for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 1975 to 1977.[2]

Judicial career

District of Massachusetts

On the unanimous recommendation of U.S. Senators John Kerry and Ted Kennedy, Lindsay was nominated by President Bill Clinton on October 27, 1993 to a seat vacated by David Sutherland Nelson. Lindsay was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on November 20, 1993 on senate vote and received commission on November 24, 1993.[2] Lindsay was succeeded in this position by Denise Casper.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
David Sutherland Nelson
District of Massachusetts
Seat #10
Succeeded by:
Denise Casper

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