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John Bailey Jones

John Bailey Jones

United States federal judge
John Bailey Jones
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Intro United States federal judge
Is Lawyer Judge Politician
From United States of America
Type Law Politics
Gender male
Birth 30 March 1927, Mitchell, Davison County, South Dakota, USA
Age 94 years
Star sign Aries
Politics Republican Party
Education
University of South Dakota
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Biography

John Bailey Jones (born March 30, 1927) is an inactive Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota.

Early life, education, and career

Born in Mitchell, South Dakota, Jones was in the United States Naval Reserve from 1945 to 1947. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Dakota in 1951 and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of South Dakota School of Law in 1953. He was in private practice in Presho, South Dakota from 1953 to 1966. He was a county judge of Lyman County, South Dakota from 1953 to 1956. He was a South Dakota state representative from 1956 to 1960. He was a circuit judge of the South Dakota Tenth Judicial Circuit from 1967 to 1974. He was a circuit judge of the South Dakota Sixth Judicial Circuit from 1974 to 1981.

Federal judicial service

On October 20, 1981, Jones was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota vacated by Judge Fred Joseph Nichol. Jones was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 18, 1981, and received his commission the same day. He served as Chief Judge from 1991 to 1994. He assumed senior status on January 1, 1995.

Sources

  • John Bailey Jones at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
Legal offices
Preceded by
Fred Joseph Nichol
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota
1981–1995
Succeeded by
Charles B. Kornmann
Preceded by
Donald James Porter
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota
1991–1994
Succeeded by
Richard Howard Battey


The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 10 Jul 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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https://books.google.com/?id=2LxFAQAAIAAJ&q=John+Bailey+Jones+March+30,+1927&dq=John+Bailey+Jones+March+30,+1927
https://www.fjc.gov/history/judges/jones-john-bailey
https://www.fjc.gov/node/1382916
https://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2011034432
https://viaf.org/viaf/168978543
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/containsVIAFID/168978543
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