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Name Bohanon, Luther Lee
City Oklahoma City
State OK
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born August 9, 1902, in Fort Smith, AR
Died July 18, 2003

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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born August 9, 1902, in Fort Smith, AR
Died July 18, 2003

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on August 18, 1961, to a seat vacated by William R. Wallace. Confirmed by the Senate on August 30, 1961, and received commission on August 30, 1961. Assumed senior status on August 2, 1974. Service terminated on July 18, 2003, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on August 18, 1961, to a seat vacated by William R. Wallace. Confirmed by the Senate on August 30, 1961, and received commission on August 30, 1961. Assumed senior status on August 2, 1974. Service terminated on July 18, 2003, due to death.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on August 18, 1961, to a seat vacated by William R. Wallace. Confirmed by the Senate on August 30, 1961, and received commission on August 30, 1961. Served as chief judge, 1969-1972. Assumed senior status on August 2, 1974. Service terminated on July 18, 2003, due to death.

Education:
University of Oklahoma College of Law, LL.B., 1927

Professional Career:

Assistant county attorney, Seminole, Oklahoma, 1927-1928
Private practice, Seminole and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1928-1936
Private practice, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1936-1961
U.S. Army Air Force major, JAG Department, 1942-1945


compress summary

Case(s) PC-OK-0001 : Battle v. Anderson

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