John Reed

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John Reed
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Court Information:
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #3
Service:
Appointed by:   Richard Nixon
Active:   8/6/1973 - 12/31/1984
Preceded by:   William McRae
Succeeded by:   Patricia Fawsett
Personal History
Born:   1931
Undergraduate:   Duke University (1954)
Law School:   Duke University School of Law (1956)

John Alton Reed, Jr. (1931-present) was a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Reed was nominated by President Richard Nixon on July 6, 1973, to a seat vacated by William McRae; he was confirmed by the Senate on August 3, 1973, and received commission three days later. He resigned on December 31, 1984. Reed was succeeded in this position by Patricia Fawsett.

Early life and education

  • Duke University, A.B., 1954
  • Duke University School of Law, LL.B., 1956

Professional career

  • Private practice, Tampa, Florida, 1956-1957
  • Private practice, Orlando, Florida, 1959-1967
  • Judge, Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal, 1967-1973
    • Chief judge, 1971-1973
  • Private practice, Orlando, Florida, 1985-

Judicial career

Middle District of Florida

Reed was nominated by President Richard Nixon on July 6, 1973, to a seat vacated by William McRae; he was confirmed by the Senate on August 3, 1973, and received commission three days later. He resigned on December 31, 1984.[1] Reed was succeeded in this position by Patricia Fawsett.

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Political offices
Preceded by:
William McRae
Middle District of Florida
1973–1984
Seat #3
Succeeded by:
Patricia Fawsett