Fred Joseph Nichol

Personal

Birthday: 
3/19/1912
Birthplace: 
Sioux City, IA
Date of Death: 
12/31/1996
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Assistant to administrative assistant, U.S. Senate, 1936-1938
Private practice, Mitchell, South Dakota, 1938-1958
U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1943-1946
State`s attorney, Davison County, South Dakota, 1947-1951
State representative, South Dakota, 1951-1952, 1957-1958
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of South Dakota, 1951-1953
Judge, South Dakota Circuit Court, Fourth Judicial Circuit, 1959-1965

Education

Name of School: 
Yankton College, South Dakota
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1933
Name of School - Second: 

University of South Dakota School of Law

The mission of The University of South Dakota School of Law is to prepare the lawyers and judges who will administer the Federal, state, and American Indian Tribal Justice systems in South Dakota and to provide a legal education to South Dakota residents, along with non-residents who choose to attend the school, which will serve as a solid foundation for the practice of law or other professional careers anywhere in the world.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1936

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of South Dakota
Court Name: 

South Dakota District Court

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/10/1965
Retirement from Active Service: 
6/11/1980
Termination Date: 
12/31/1996
Termination Reason: 
Death
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