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Name Bohanon, Luther Lee
City Oklahoma City
State OK
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:

Bohanon, Luther Lee
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Bohanon, Luther Lee
Born August 9, 1902, in Fort Smith, AR
Died July 18, 2003

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on August 18, 1961, to a seat vacated by William R. Wallace. Confirmed by the Senate on August 30, 1961, and received commission on August 30, 1961. Served as chief judge, 1969-1972. Assumed senior status on August 2, 1974. Service terminated on July 18, 2003, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on August 18, 1961, to a seat vacated by William R. Wallace. Confirmed by the Senate on August 30, 1961, and received commission on August 30, 1961. Assumed senior status on August 2, 1974. Service terminated on July 18, 2003, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Oklahoma
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on August 18, 1961, to a seat vacated by William R. Wallace. Confirmed by the Senate on August 30, 1961, and received commission on August 30, 1961. Assumed senior status on August 2, 1974. Service terminated on July 18, 2003, due to death.

Education:
University of Oklahoma College of Law, LL.B., 1927

Professional Career:
Assistant county attorney, Seminole, Oklahoma, 1927-1928
Private practice, Seminole and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1928-1936
Private practice, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1936-1961
U.S. Army Air Force major, JAG Department, 1942-1945
Bibliography

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Case(s) PC-OK-0001 : Battle v. Anderson


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