(Biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, http://www.fjc.gov/history/home.nsf, April 2007
Born 9/26/1931, in Winchester, MA.Federal Judicial Service
Judge, U. S. District Court, District of Massachusetts.
Nominated by President Richard M. Nixon (Republican) on 09/12/1972; confirmed by the Senate on 10/12/1972; received judicial commission on 10/17/1972.
Served as Chief Judge from 01/01/1992 to 01/01/1999.
As of April 2007, when this biographical material was gathered, Judge Tauro remained on the federal bench. Education
Brown University, A.B., 1953.
Cornell Law School, LL.B., 1956.Non-judicial Career
U.S. Army First Lieutenant, 1956-1958
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Massachusetts, 1959-1960
Private practice, Boston and Lynn, Massachusetts, 1960-1971
Chief legal counsel to the governor of Massachusetts, 1965-1968
U.S.Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, 1972