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Name Bownes, Hugh Henry
City Concord
State NH
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Bownes, Hugh Henry
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Bownes, Hugh Henry
Born March 10, 1920, in New York, NY
Died November 5, 2003, in New Haven, CT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on July 17, 1968, to a seat vacated by Aloysius J. Connor. Confirmed by the Senate on July 25, 1968, and received commission on July 25, 1968. Service terminated on October 31, 1977, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on September 19, 1977, to a seat vacated by Edward Matthew McEntee. Confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 1977, and received commission on October 11, 1977. Assumed senior status on January 1, 1990. Service terminated on November 5, 2003, due to death.

Columbia University, B.A., 1941
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1948

Professional Career:
U.S. Marine Corps major, 1941-1946
Private practice, Laconia, New Hampshire, 1948-1967
City councilman, Laconia, New Hampshire, 1953-1957
Mayor, Laconia, New Hampshire, 1963-1965
Associate justice, Superior Court of the State of New Hampshire, 1966-1968


compress summary

Case(s) FH-ME-0001 : Ricci v. Key Bancshares of Maine, Inc.
IM-MA-0003 : Allende v. Shultz
JC-MA-0014 : Swain v. Spinney
JC-RI-0001 : Roberts v. State of Rhode Island
JC-RI-0002 : Savard v. Rhode Island
MH-MA-0001 : Brewster v. Dukakis
MH-MA-0003 : Williams v. Lesiak
MH-MA-0004 : King v. Greenblatt
PB-MA-0002 : Rolland v. Romney
PC-MA-0022 : Cepulonis v. Fair
PC-ME-0002 : Lovell v. Brennan
PC-ME-0004 : Inmates of the Maine State Prison v. Zitnay
PC-NH-0002 : Laaman v. Helgemoe
PC-NH-0004 : Conklin v. Hancock
PC-NH-0005 : Nadeau v. Helgemoe
PC-PR-0001 : Feliciano v. Parole Board of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
PC-RI-0001 : Palmigiano v. Garrahy
PC-RI-0005 : Ben David v. Travisono
PC-RI-0006 : Morris v. Travisono

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