Bertram Thomas Combs

Personal

Birthday: 
8/13/1911
Birthplace: 
Manchester, KY
Date of Death: 
12/3/1991
Place of Death: 
Rosslyn, KY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Prestonburg, Kentucky, 1937-1942, 1946-1951
U.S. Army captain, 1941-1946
City attorney, Prestonburg, Kentucky, 1950
Commonwealth`s attorney, Thirty-First Judicial District, Kentucky, 1950-1951
Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1951-1955
Governor, Kentucky, 1959-1963
Private practice, Louisville, Kentucky, 1963-1967, 1970-1991

Education

Name of School: 

University of Kentucky College of Law

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Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1937

Judicial Career

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

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/5/1967
Termination Date: 
6/5/1970
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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