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Name Jones, John Bailey
City Sioux Falls
State SD
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:

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

Jones, John Bailey
Born 1927 in Mitchell, SD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on October 20, 1981, to a seat vacated by Fred J. Nichol. Confirmed by the Senate on November 18, 1981, and received commission on November 18, 1981. Served as chief judge, 1991-1994. Assumed senior status on January 1, 1995.

Education:
University of South Dakota, B.S., 1951
University of South Dakota School of Law, LL.B., 1953

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1945-1947
Private practice, Presho, South Dakota, 1953-1966
Judge, Lyman County [South Dakota] Court, 1953-1956
State representative, South Dakota, 1956-1960
Judge, South Dakota Circuit Court, Tenth Judicial Circuit, 1967-1974
Judge, South Dakota Circuit Court, Sixth Judicial Circuit, 1974-1981

compress summary

Case(s) PC-MO-0001 : McDonald v. Armontrout
PC-SD-0002 : Crowe v. Erickson
PC-SD-0004 : Wabasha v. Solem


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