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Name Reed, Scott Elgin
City Lexington
State KY
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 July 3, 1921, in Lexington, KY
Died February 17, 1994, in Lexington, KY

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

Born July 3, 1921, in Lexington, KY
Died February 17, 1994, in Lexington, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on August 28, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on October 31, 1979, and received commission on November 2, 1979. Assumed senior status on August 1, 1988. Service terminated on February 17, 1994, due to death.

Education:
University of Kentucky College of Law, LL.B., 1945

Professional Career:

Private practice, Lexington, Kentucky, 1944-1964
Judge, Kentucky Circuit Court, Twenty-Second Judicial Circuit, First Division, 1964-1969
Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, Fifth Appellate District, 1969-1976
Justice, Supreme Court of Kentucky, 1976-1979; chief justice, 1976-1978


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