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Name Lay, Donald Pomery
City St. Paul
State MN
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

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

Lay, Donald Pomery
Born August 24, 1926, in Princeton, IL
Died April 29, 2007, in North Oaks, MN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on July 11, 1966, to a seat vacated by Harvey M. Johnsen. Confirmed by the Senate on July 22, 1966, and received commission on July 22, 1966. Served as chief judge, 1979-1992. Assumed senior status on January 7, 1992. Service terminated on April 29, 2007, due to death.

University of Iowa, B.A., 1949
University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., 1951

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy seaman, 1944-1945
Private practice, Omaha, Nebraska, 1951-1953, 1954-1966
Private practice, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1953-1954
Instructor, Omaha University School of Law, 1956-1957
Instructor, William Mitchell School of Law, 1983-2007
Professor, University of Minnesota School of Law, 1983-2007
Research Collections
Oral History

compress summary

Case(s) EE-IA-0021 : Johnson v. University of Iowa
EE-MN-0087 : Jenson v. Eveleth Taconite Co.
EE-MN-0089 : Carter v. Gallagher
EE-WA-0119 : Williams v. Boeing Co.
FH-MO-0002 : Jones v. Alfred H. Mayer Co.
IM-MN-0002 : Ali v. Cangemi
JC-AR-0004 : Hill v. Pulaski County
JC-MO-0004 : Tyler v. Percich
JC-OR-0006 : Jordan v. Multnomah County
JI-AR-0002 : Bd. Of Managers of the Arkansas Training School for Boys v. George
MH-MA-0004 : King v. Greenblatt
PB-MN-0001 : United Handicapped Federation v. Andre
PC-AR-0004 : Holt v. Sarver
PC-AZ-0004 : Casey v. Lewis
PC-IA-0001 : Goff v. Harper
PC-IA-0007 : Crooks v. Nix
PC-IA-0015 : Teterud v. Gillman
PC-ND-0002 : Jensen v. Klecker
PC-SD-0004 : Wabasha v. Solem
SD-MO-0001 : Liddell v. Board of Education for the City of St. Louis

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