Larry J. McKinney

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Larry J. McKinney (born 1944) is a United States federal judge.

Born in South Bend, Indiana, McKinney received a B.A. from MacMurray College in 1966 and a J.D. from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 1969. He was a Deputy state attorney general of Indiana from 1970 to 1971. He was in private practice in Edinburgh, Indiana from 1971 to 1975. He was in private practice in Greenwood, Indiana from 1975 to 1979. He was a Circuit judge, Johnson County, Indiana from 1979 to 1987.

McKinney was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. McKinney was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on May 5, 1987, to a seat vacated by William E. Steckler. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 17, 1987, and received his commission on July 20, 1987. He served as chief judge from 2001-2007.

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