Frank J. Magill
|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit|
March 4, 1986 – April 1, 1997
|Nominated by||Ronald Reagan|
|Preceded by||Myron Bright|
|Succeeded by||John Kelly|
|Born||Frank John Magill
June 3, 1927
Verona, North Dakota, U.S.
|Died||June 2, 2013
Fargo, North Dakota, U.S.
|Alma mater||Georgetown University
Early life and education
Born in Verona, North Dakota in 1927, Magill served in the United States Navy Seaman from 1945 to 1947. He received a B.S.F.S. from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in 1951, an M.A. from Columbia University in 1953, and an LL.B. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1955. He then worked in private law practice in Fargo, North Dakota until 1986.
Federal judicial service
On January 21, 1986, Magill was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit vacated by Myron H. Bright. Magill was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 3, 1986, and received his commission on March 4, 1986. Magill assumed senior status on April 1, 1997.
- Frank J. Magill at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
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