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Name Ballantine, Thomas Austin Jr.
City Louisville
State KY
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Ballantine, Thomas Austin Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Ballantine, Thomas Austin Jr.
Born September 22, 1926, in Louisville, KY
Died February 18, 1992, in Louisville, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on September 27, 1977, to a seat vacated by C. Rhodes Bratcher. Confirmed by the Senate on October 12, 1977, and received commission on October 12, 1977. Served as chief judge, 1990-1991. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on November 29, 1991. Service terminated on February 18, 1992, due to death.

Education:
University of Kentucky, B.A., 1948
University of Louisville School of Law, LL.B., 1954

Professional Career:
Private practice, Louisville, Kentucky, 1954-1964
Deputy commissioner, Jefferson County [Kentucky] Circuit Court, 1958-1962
Commissioner, Jefferson County [Kentucky] Fiscal Court, 1962-1964
Judge, Jefferson County [Kentucky] Circuit Court, 1964-1977
Instructor, University of Louisville Law School, 1969-1975
Research Collections

compress summary

Case(s) JC-KY-0003 : Fluhr v. Roberts
JI-KY-0003 : Horn v. Oldham Co.


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