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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the District of North Dakota|
|Title:||Former Federal Judge|
|Appointed by:||Ronald Reagan|
|Active:||12/21/1987 - 12/31/2001|
|Chief:||1993 - 2001|
|Senior:||12/31/2001 - 8/9/2009|
|Preceded by:||Paul Benson|
|Succeeded by:||Ralph Erickson|
|Born:||June 21, 1935|
|Deceased:||August 9, 2009|
|Undergraduate:||University of North Dakota, B.S., 1957|
|Law School:||University of North Dakota School of Law, J.D., 1959|
Rodney Scott Webb is a former Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota. He joined the court in 1987 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. Webb died on August 10, 2009 after a battle with cancer.
Early life and education
From 1959 to 1981, Webb entered into private practice in the State of North Dakota. In addition to his private practice work, Webb served as the Walsh County States Attorney from 1967 to 1974 and was a Special Assistant Attorney General for North Dakota on a part-time basis from 1970 to 1981. Webb began his judicial career as a part-time municipal judge for the City of Grafton, ND from 1975 to 1981 before being appointed by President Ronald Reagan as the US Attorney for the District of North Dakota from 1981-1987.
District of North Dakota
On the recommendation of the entire Congressional Delegation of North Dakota, Webb was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on May 5, 1987, to a seat vacated by Paul Benson as Benson went on senior status. Webb was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on December 19, 1987 and received commission on December 21, 1987. Webb served as the Chief Judge from 1993-2001 before assuming senior status on December 31, 2001.
|Federal judicial offices|
|District of North Dakota
|Magistrate judges||Charles Miller • Alice Senechal •|
|Former Article III judges|
|Former Chief judges|