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Name Potter, John William
City Toledo
State OH
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:

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

Potter, John William
Born October 25, 1918, in Toledo, OH
Died October 3, 2013, in Toledo, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on May 5, 1982, to a seat vacated by William Kernahan Thomas. Confirmed by the Senate on June 18, 1982, and received commission on June 21, 1982. Assumed senior status on August 1, 1992. Service terminated on October 3, 2013, due to death.

Education:
Toledo University (now University of Toledo), Ph.B., 1940
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1946

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1946
U.S. Army Reserve, 1946-1951
Private practice, Toledo, Ohio, 1947-1969
Mayor, Toledo, Ohio, 1961-1967
Assistant attorney general, State of Ohio, 1968-1969
Judge, Court of Appeals of Ohio, Sixth Appellate District, 1969-1982
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