Anthony McLeod Kennedy

Personal

Birthday: 
1936
Birthplace: 
Sacramento, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1961-1963
California Army National Guard private first class, 1961
Private practice, Sacramento, California, 1963-1975
Professor of constitutional law, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 1965-1987

Education

Name of School: 
Stanford University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1958
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1961

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Court Name: 

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Gerald Ford
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/24/1975
Termination Date: 
2/17/1988
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name - Second: 

Supreme Court of the United States

Commission Date - Second: 
2/11/1988
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Eleventh Circuit, February 18, 1988-January 31, 2006
Second Circuit, October 1, 1991-October 31, 1991
Ninth Circuit, February 1, 2006-present

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