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

John Feikens

Born: 1917

Education

B.A. Calvin College, 1939
J.D. University of Michigan Law School, 1941

Professional Career

Priorities and war allocations, Detrex Corp., Detroit, 1942-1946
Private law practice, Detroit, 1946-1960; 1961-1970

Federal Judicial Service

US District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by President Dwight D Eisenhower 1960 (recess appointment)
Served 1960-1961
Nominated by President Richard M. Nixon 1970
Served 1970-present
Chief judge 1979-1986
Senior status 1986-present

Judge Feikens died on May 15, 2011


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