Reginald C. Lindsay

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Reginald C. Lindsay
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Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
In office
November 24, 1993 – March 12, 2009
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by David Sutherland Nelson
Succeeded by Denise J. Casper
Personal details
Born (1945-03-19)March 19, 1945
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Died March 12, 2009(2009-03-12) (aged 63)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Alma mater Morehouse College
Harvard Law School

Reginald C. Lindsay (March 19, 1945 – March 12, 2009) was a United States federal judge. Born in Birmingham, Alabama, Lindsay received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Morehouse College in 1967 and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School in 1970. He was in private practice in Boston, Massachusetts from 1970 to 1975. He was the Massachusetts state commissioner of public utilities from 1975 to 1977, thereafter returning to his private practice until 1993.

On October 27, 1993, Lindsay was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts vacated by David Sutherland Nelson. Lindsay was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 20, 1993, and received his commission on November 24, 1993. Judge Lindsay took a leave of absence from the bench in April 2008 while recovering from illness and died in Boston on March 12, 2009.[1] He was 63 years old.


  1. ^ Jonathan Saltzman and Andrew Ryan, "US Judge Lindsay dies at 63" Boston Globe, March 13, 2009