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Thomas Hull

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Thomas Hull
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
Title:   Former Federal Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   11/14/1983 - 10/1/2002
Chief:   1984 - 1991
Senior:   10/1/2002 - 7/29/2008
Preceded by:   Frank Wiley Wilson
Succeeded by:   Ronnie Greer
Personal History
Born:   May 20, 1926
Hometown:   Greeneville, TN
Law School:   University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 1951
Military service:   U.S. Army Corporal 1944 - 1946

Thomas Gray Hull (1926-2008) was a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee

Hull was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on October 24, 1983, to a seat vacated by Frank Wiley Wilson; he was confirmed by the Senate on November 9, 1983, and received commission on November 14, 1983. From 1984-1991, he served as the chief judge. He assumed senior status on October 1, 2002. He served the Eastern District of Tennessee until his death on July 29, 2008.[1]

Early life and education

  • University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 1951[1]

Professional career

  • U.S. Army Corporal, 1944-1946
  • Private practice, Greeneville, Tennessee, 1951-1972
  • Member, Tennessee House of Representatives, 1955-1965
  • Chief clerk, Tennessee House of Representatives, 1969-1970
  • Judge, 20th Judicial Circuit of Tennessee, 1972-1979
  • Legal counsel to Governor Lamar Alexander, Tennessee, 1979-1981
  • Private practice, Greeneville, Tennessee, 1981-1982[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of Tennessee

Hull was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on October 24, 1983, to a seat vacated by Frank Wiley Wilson; he was confirmed by the Senate on November 9, 1983, and received commission on November 14, 1983. From 1984-1991, he served as the chief judge. He assumed senior status on October 1, 2002. He served the Eastern District of Tennessee until his death on July 29, 2008.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Frank Wiley Wilson
Eastern District of Tennessee
1983–2002
Seat #2
Succeeded by:
Ronnie Greer