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Name Coughenour, John C.
City Seattle
State WA
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:

Coughenour, John C.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Coughenour, John C.
Born 1941 in Pittsburgh, KS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on August 11, 1981, to a seat vacated by Morell E. Sharp. Confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 1981, and received commission on September 28, 1981. Served as chief judge, 1997-2004. Assumed senior status on July 27, 2006.

Education:
Kansas State College of Pittsburg (now Pittsburg State University), B.S., 1963
University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., 1966

Professional Career:
Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1966-1981
Assistant professor of law, University of Washington, 1970-1973

compress summary

Case(s) EE-WA-0119 : Williams v. Boeing Co.
IM-WA-0012 : Walters v. Reno


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