Eugene Edward Siler Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1936
Birthplace: 
Williamsburg, KY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Navy midshipman, 1957
U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant, 1958-1983
Private practice, Williamsburg, Kentucky, 1964-1970
County attorney, Whitley County, Kentucky, 1965-1970
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 1970-1975

Education

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

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1963
Name of School - Third: 

Georgetown University Law Center

The Law Center provides a world of opportunities. We offer more courses and more seminars on domestic and international topics than any other law school in the country. Our program in clinical education, ranked among the best in the nation, offers a wide range of legal assistance to needy members of our community - including domestic abuse and child cases, political asylum cases, and environmental justice. Our location puts us within walking distance of Congress, the Supreme Court, and the Department of Justice.

Degree - Third: 
LL.M.
Degree Year - Third: 
1964

Judicial Career

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

Kentucky Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Gerald Ford
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
11/13/1975
Termination Date: 
9/20/1991
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
Court Name - Second: 

Kentucky Western District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
11/13/1975
Termination Date - Second: 
9/20/1991
Termination Reason - Second: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Court Name - Third: 

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Third: 
9/16/1991
Retirement from Active Service - Third: 
12/31/2001
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