David Aldrich Nelson

Personal

Birthday: 
8/14/1932
Birthplace: 
Watertown, NY
Date of Death: 
10/1/2010
Place of Death: 
Indian Hill, OH
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Cleveland, Ohio, 1958-1959, 1962-1969, 1972-1985
U.S. Air Force lieutenant and attorney-advisor, Office of General Counsel, 1959-1962
General counsel, U.S. Postal Service, 1969-1971; senior assistant postmaster general, 1971

Education

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

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1958

Judicial Career

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

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
10/17/1985
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/1/1999
Termination Date: 
10/1/2010
Termination Reason: 
Death
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