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Name Thompson, Bruce Rutherford
City Reno
State NV
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:

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

Thompson, Bruce Rutherford
Born July 31, 1911, in Reno, NV
Died February 10, 1992

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on July 9, 1963, to a seat vacated by John R. Ross. Confirmed by the Senate on August 6, 1963, and received commission on August 16, 1963. Assumed senior status on August 31, 1978. Service terminated on February 10, 1992, due to death.

Education:
University of Nevada, Reno, A.B., 1932
Stanford Law School, LL.B., 1936

Professional Career:
Private practice, Reno, Nevada, 1936-1963
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Nevada, 1942-1952
Special master, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, 1952-1954

compress summary

Case(s) IM-CA-0002 : Flores v. Reno
PC-NV-0001 : Craig v. Hocker


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