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Name Holden, James Stuart
City Montpelier
State VT
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Holden, James Stuart
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Holden, James Stuart
Born January 29, 1914, in Bennington, VT
Died November 18, 1996, in Longwood, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Vermont
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on November 11, 1971, to a seat vacated by James L. Oakes. Confirmed by the Senate on November 23, 1971, and received commission on November 30, 1971. Served as chief judge, 1972-1983. Assumed senior status on January 29, 1984. Service terminated on November 18, 1996, due to death.

Education:
Dartmouth College, A.B., 1935
Albany Law School, LL.B., 1938

Professional Career:
Private practice, Bennington, Vermont, 1938-1941, 1945-1948
U.S. Army major, Infantry, 1941-1945
State's attorney, Bennington County, Vermont, 1947-1948
Chairman, Public Service Commission, State of Vermont, 1948-1949
Judge, Vermont Superior Court, 1949-1956
Justice, Vermont Supreme Court, 1956-1972; chief justice, 1963-1972

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