Scott Elgin Reed

Personal

Birthday: 
7/3/1921
Birthplace: 
Lexington, KY
Date of Death: 
2/17/1994
Place of Death: 
Lexington, KY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Lexington, Kentucky, 1944-1964
Judge, Kentucky Circuit Court, Twenty-Second Judicial Circuit, First Division, 1964-1969
Judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, Fifth Appellate District, 1969-1976
Justice, Supreme Court of Kentucky, 1976-1979; chief justice, 1976-1978

Education

Name of School: 

University of Kentucky College of Law

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Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1945

Judicial Career

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

Kentucky Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/2/1979
Retirement from Active Service: 
8/1/1988
Termination Date: 
2/17/1994
Termination Reason: 
Death
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