Born 1947 in Troy, NY
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma
Nominated by George W. Bush on September 4, 2001, to a seat vacated by Wayne E. Alley. Confirmed by the Senate on November 6, 2001, and received commission on November 12, 2001. Assumed senior status on December 1, 2014.
University of Oklahoma, B.A., 1969
University of Oklahoma College of Law, J.D., 1972
Private practice, Oklahoma, 1972-2001
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, August 2, 2001; no Senate vote