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Roger Foley

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Roger Foley
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Nevada
Title:   Former Federal Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Service:
Appointed by:   John F. Kennedy
Active:   7/2/1962 - 10/29/1982
Chief:   1963 - 1980
Senior:   10/29/1982 - 1/7/1996
Preceded by:   75 Stat. 80
Succeeded by:   Lloyd George
Personal History
Born:   April 28, 1917
Hometown:   Goldfield, NV
Deceased:   January 7, 1996
Law School:   University of San Francisco School of Law, LL.B.

Roger D. Foley (1917-1996) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Nevada.

Foley was nominated by President John F. Kennedy on June 12, 1962, to a new seat created by 75 Stat. 80; he was confirmed by the Senate on June 29, 1962, and received his commission on July 2, 1962. From 1963-1980, he served as the chief judge. He assumed senior status on October 29, 1982. He served the District of Nevada until his death on January 7, 1996. Foley was succeeded in this position by Lloyd George.

Early life and education

  • University of San Francisco School of Law, LL.B.

Professional career

  • Deputy district attorney, Clark County, Nevada, 1948-1951
  • District attorney, Clark County, Nevada, 1951-1955
  • Private practice, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1956-1958
  • State attorney general, Nevada, 1959-1962

Judicial career

District of Nevada

Foley was nominated by President John F. Kennedy on June 12, 1962, to a new seat created by 75 Stat. 80[1]; he was confirmed by the Senate on June 29, 1962, and received his commission on July 2, 1962. From 1963-1980, he served as the chief judge. He assumed senior status on October 29, 1982. He served the District of Nevada until his death on January 7, 1996. Foley was succeeded in this position by Lloyd George.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
District of Nevada
1962–1982
Seat #2
Succeeded by:
Lloyd George