Michael Stephen Kanne

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Michael Kanne
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Incumbent
Assumed office
May 20, 1987
Appointed by Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Jesse Eschbach
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
In office
February 9, 1982 – May 20, 1987
Appointed by Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Phil McNagny
Succeeded by Rodolfo Lozano
Personal details
Born (1938-12-21) December 21, 1938 (age 75)
Rensselaer, Indiana, U.S.
Alma mater Indiana University, Bloomington

Michael Stephen Kanne (born December 21, 1938) is a United States federal judge.[1]

Born in Rensselaer, Indiana, Kanne received a B.S. from Indiana University in 1962. He served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force from 1962 to 1965, then received a J.D. from Indiana University School of Law in 1968. He was in private practice in Rensselaer, Indiana from 1968 to 1972, working as a city attorney for the City of Rensselaer in 1972. He was a judge on the 30th Judicial Circuit of Indiana from 1972 to 1982, and was a lecturer at St. Joseph's College from 1976 to 1989, and at St. Frances College from 1990 to 1991.

On December 4, 1981, Kanne was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana vacated by Phil M. McNagny. Kanne was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 8, 1982, and received his commission on February 9, 1982.

On February 2, 1987, Reagan elevated Kanne to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit vacated by Jesse Ernest Eschbach. Kanne was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 19, 1987, and received his commission on May 20, 1987.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Phil McNagny
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
1982–1987
Succeeded by
Rodolfo Lozano
Preceded by
Jesse Eschbach
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
1987–present
Incumbent