C. Arlen Beam

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C. Arlen Beam
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Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Assumed office
February 1, 2001
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
In office
November 9, 1987 – February 1, 2001
Appointed byRonald Reagan
Preceded byDonald Roe Ross
Succeeded byWilliam J. Riley
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska
In office
1986–1987
Preceded byWarren Keith Urbom
Succeeded byLyle Elmer Strom
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska
In office
November 18, 1981 – November 9, 1987
Appointed byRonald Reagan
Preceded byRobert Vernon Denney
Succeeded byWilliam G. Cambridge
Personal details
BornClarence Arlen Beam
(1930-01-14) January 14, 1930 (age 88)
Stapleton, Nebraska
EducationUniversity of Nebraska–Lincoln (B.S.)
University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Law (J.D.)

Clarence Arlen Beam (born January 14, 1930)[1] is a Senior United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and a former United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Stapleton, Nebraska, Beam received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in 1951, and was a captain in the United States Army during the Korean War from 1951 to 1953. He received a Juris Doctor from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Law in 1965, and was thereafter in private practice in Lincoln, Nebraska until 1982.[2]

Federal judicial service[edit]

On October 14, 1981, Beam was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska vacated by Judge Robert Vernon Denney. Beam was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 18, 1981, and received his commission the same day. He served as Chief Judge from 1986 to 1987. His service terminated on November 9, 1987, due to elevation to the Eighth Circuit.[2]

On July 1, 1987, Reagan nominated Beam to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit vacated by Judge Donald Roe Ross. Beam was confirmed by the Senate on November 6, 1987, and received his commission on November 9, 1987. He assumed senior status on February 1, 2001.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Who's who in American Law". Marquis Who's Who. 22 July 1998 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ a b c "Beam, C[larence] Arlen - Federal Judicial Center". www.fjc.gov.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Robert Vernon Denney
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska
1981–1987
Succeeded by
William G. Cambridge
Preceded by
Warren Keith Urbom
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska
1986–1987
Succeeded by
Lyle Elmer Strom
Preceded by
Donald Roe Ross
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
1987–2001
Succeeded by
William J. Riley