World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

Herbert Theodore Milburn

Herbert Milburn
Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Incumbent
Assumed office
July 1, 1996
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
In office
September 6, 1984 – July 1, 1996
Appointed by Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Seat established
Succeeded by Ronald Gilman
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
In office
January 15, 1984 – October 4, 1984
Preceded by Frank Wilson
Succeeded by Thomas Hull
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
In office
June 7, 1983 – October 4, 1984
Appointed by Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Charles Neese
Succeeded by Robert Edgar
Personal details
Born 1931 (age 83–84)
Cleveland, Tennessee, U.S.
Alma mater East Tennessee State University
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Herbert Theodore Milburn (born 1931) is a United States federal judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee.

Born in Cleveland, Tennessee, Milburn received a B.S. from East Tennessee State University in 1953 and was in the United States Army, Security Agency from 1953 to 1956. He received a J.D. from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1959, and was in private practice in Chattanooga, Tennessee from then until 1973. He was a judge on the Circuit Court of Hamilton County, Tennessee, Division III from 1973 to 1983.

On April 14, 1983, Milburn was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee vacated by Charles G. Neese. Milburn was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 6, 1983, and received his commission the following day. He served briefly served as chief judge in 1984 but on September 6, 1984, Reagan nominated Milburn for elevation to a new seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit created by 98 Stat. 333. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 3, 1984, and received his commission the next day. He retired on July 1, 1996.

Sources

Legal offices
Preceded by
Charles Neese
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
1983–1984
Succeeded by
Robert Edgar
Preceded by
Frank Wilson
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
1984
Succeeded by
Thomas Hull
New seat Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
1984–1996
Succeeded by
Ronald Gilman
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.