Judges Of The US District Court
For The Eastern District of Michigan

Damon Jerome Keith

Born July 4, 1922 Detroit


B.A. West Virginia State College, 1943
LL.B. Howard University School of Law, 1949
LL.M. Wayne State University School of Law, 1956

Professional Career

US Army, 1943-1946
Private law practice, Detroit, 1950-1967
Attorney, Office of the Friend of the Court, Detroit, 1951-1955

Federal Judicial Service

US District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by President Lyndon B. Johnson, 1967
Served 1967-1977
Chief judge 1975-1977
US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by President Jimmy Carter, 1977
Served 1977-present
Senior status 1995-present

Damon Jerome Keith


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