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Name Nelson, Thomas G.
City Boise
State ID
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
For biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, see www.fjc.gov/servlet/nGetInfo?jid=1746

Nelson, Thomas G.
Born November 14, 1936, in Idaho Falls, ID
Died May 4, 2011, in Boise, ID

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For biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, see www.fjc.gov/servlet/nGetInfo?jid=1746

Nelson, Thomas G.
Born November 14, 1936, in Idaho Falls, ID
Died May 4, 2011, in Boise, ID

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on July 18, 1990, to a seat vacated by J. Blaine Anderson. Confirmed by the Senate on October 12, 1990, and received commission on October 17, 1990. Assumed senior status on November 14, 2003. Service terminated on May 4, 2011, due to death.

Education:
University of Idaho College of Law, LL.B., 1962

Professional Career:
Assistant attorney general and chief deputy attorney general, State of Idaho, 1963-1965
U.S. Army Reserve, 1965-1968
Private practice, Twin Falls, Idaho, 1965-1990




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

Nelson, Thomas G.
Born November 14, 1936, in Idaho Falls, ID
Died May 4, 2011, in Boise, ID

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on July 18, 1990, to a seat vacated by J. Blaine Anderson. Confirmed by the Senate on October 12, 1990, and received commission on October 17, 1990. Assumed senior status on November 14, 2003. Service terminated on May 4, 2011, due to death.

Education:
University of Idaho College of Law, LL.B., 1962

Professional Career:
Assistant attorney general and chief deputy attorney general, State of Idaho, 1963-1965
U.S. Army Reserve, 1965-1968
Private practice, Twin Falls, Idaho, 1965-1990

Oral History

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-AZ-0001 : LaGrand v. Lewis
FA-CA-0011 : Bernstein v. U.S. Department of Justice
IM-CA-0011 : Catholic Social Services v. Ashcroft
PC-HI-0002 : Mujahid v. Sumner
PC-NV-0010 : Vadar v. Angelone
PC-WA-0004 : Turay v. Seling
PC-WA-0009 : Collins v. Thompson


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