Anna Katherine Johnston Diggs Taylor

Personal

Birthday: 
1932
Birthplace: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Attorney, Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor, 1957-1960
Assistant prosecutor, Wayne County, Michigan, 1961-1962
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Michigan, 1966
Legislative assistant and Detroit office manager, U.S. Rep. Charles C. Diggs, Jr., Michigan, 1967-70
Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1970-1975
Adjunct professor, Wayne State University School of Labor and Industrial Relations, 1972-1975
Supervising assistant corporation counsel, Detroit, Michigan, 1975-1979
Adjunct professor, Wayne State University Law School, 1976-1977

Education

Name of School: 
Barnard College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1954
Name of School - Second: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1957

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Court Name: 

Michigan Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/2/1979
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/31/1998
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