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Name Benson, Paul
City Bismarck
State ND
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:

Benson, Paul
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Benson, Paul
Born June 1, 1918, in Greenville Township, Verona, ND
Died April 22, 2004, in Verona, WI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on July 12, 1971, to a seat vacated by Ronald N. Davies. Confirmed by the Senate on July 29, 1971, and received commission on July 29, 1971. Served as chief judge, 1971-1985. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1985. Service terminated on April 22, 2004, due to death.

Education:
University of North Dakota, B.S., 1942
George Washington University Law School, LL.B., 1949

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1942-1946
Private practice, Cavalier, North Dakota, 1949
Private practice, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1950-1971
Assistant city attorney, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1952-1954
Attorney general, State of North Dakota, 1954-1955
Lecturer, University of North Dakota School of Law, 1960-1965
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