Thomas Curran

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Thomas Curran
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #2T
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   11/7/1983 - 1/1/1997
Senior:   1/1/1997 - 7/17/2012
Preceded by:   Myron Gordon
Succeeded by:   Lynn Adelman
Personal History
Born:   1924
Hometown:   Mauston, WI
Undergraduate:   Marquette U., B.N.S., 1945
Law School:   Marquette U. Law School, LL.B., 1948
Military service:   U.S. Navy 1943 - 1946

Thomas John Curran is an Article III federal judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. He joined the court in 1983 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. He assumed senior status on January 1, 1997 where he served until his death on July 17, 2012.[1]

Early life and education

Curran graduated from Marquette with his bachelor's degree in 1945 and later graduated from Marquette Law with his Juris Doctor degree in 1948 and also served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1946.[1]

Professional career

Curran spent his entire pre-judicial legal career as a private practice attorney licensed in Wisconsin from 1948 to 1983.[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of Wisconsin

On the recommendation of U.S. Senator Bob Kasten, Curran was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on September 20, 1983 to a seat vacated by Myron Gordon as Gordon assumed senior status. Curran was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on November 4, 1983 and received commission on November 7, 1983. Curran later assumed senior status on January 1, 1997. Curran passed away on July 17, 2012.[1] Curran was succeeded in this position by Lynn Adelman.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Myron Gordon
Eastern District of Wisconsin
1983–1997
Seat #2T
Succeeded by:
Lynn Adelman


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