Kenneth Winston Starr

Personal

Birthday: 
1946
Birthplace: 
Vernon, TX
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. David W. Dyer, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1973-1974
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1974-1975
Law clerk, Hon. Warren E. Burger, Supreme Court of the United States, 1975-1977
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1977-1980, 1993-
Counselor to the Attorney General of the United States, 1981-1983
Solicitor general of the United States, 1989-1993
Independent counsel, Whitewater investigation, 1994-1999

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, July 13, 1983; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
George Washington University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1968
Name of School - Second: 
Brown University
Degree - Second: 
M.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1969
Name of School - Third: 

Duke University School of Law

Duke Law School is an ambitious, forward-thinking, and innovative institution whose mission is to prepare students for responsible and productive lives in the legal profession. As a community of scholars, the Law School also provides leadership at the national and international levels in efforts to improve the law and legal institutions through teaching, research, and other forms of public service.

Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1973

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Court Name: 

District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
9/20/1983
Termination Date: 
5/26/1989
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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