Born 1945 in Louisville, KY
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
Nominated by William J. Clinton on September 14, 1994, to a seat vacated by Edward H. Johnstone. Confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 1994, and received commission on October 11, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2008-2011. Assumed senior status on November 15, 2011.
Western Kentucky University, B.A., 1967
University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1970
Private practice, Paducah, Kentucky, 1970-1994