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Name Russell, Thomas B.
City Paducah
State KY
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
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Russell, Thomas B.
Born 1945 in Louisville, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. ... read more
For biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, see www.fjc.gov/servlet/nGetInfo?jid=2077

Russell, Thomas B.
Born 1945 in Louisville, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
Nominated by William J. Clinton on September 14, 1994, to a seat vacated by Edward H. Johnstone. Confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 1994, and received commission on October 11, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2008-2011. Assumed senior status on November 15, 2011.

Education:
Western Kentucky University, B.A., 1967
University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1970

Professional Career:
Private practice, Paducah, Kentucky, 1970-1994



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

Russell, Thomas B.
Born 1945 in Louisville, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
Nominated by William J. Clinton on September 14, 1994, to a seat vacated by Edward H. Johnstone. Confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 1994, and received commission on October 11, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2008-2011. Assumed senior status on November 15, 2011.

Education:
Western Kentucky University, B.A., 1967
University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1970

Professional Career:
Private practice, Paducah, Kentucky, 1970-1994

compress summary

Case(s) EE-KY-0036 : Wade v. Kroger Co.
IM-KY-0001 : Say v. Adams
PC-MI-0029 : Broder v. Correctional Medical Services, Inc.


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