Ralph B. Guy Jr.
Ralph B. Guy Jr. (born 1929) is a Senior United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Education and career
Born in Detroit, Michigan, Guy received an Artium Baccalaureus degree from the University of Michigan in 1951 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School in 1953. He was in private practice in Dearborn, Michigan from 1954 to 1955. He was an assistant corporation counsel for the City of Dearborn from 1955 to 1958, and corporation counsel for that city until 1968. He was then a Chief Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan until 1970, going on to serve as the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan until 1976.
Federal judicial service
On April 26, 1976, Guy was nominated by President Gerald Ford to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan vacated by Judge Frederick William Kaess. Guy was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 11, 1976, and received his commission the following day. His service terminated on October 17, 1985, due to elevation to the Sixth Circuit.
On July 23, 1985, President Ronald Reagan nominated Guy to a new seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit created by 98 Stat. 333. He was again confirmed by the Senate on October 16, 1985, and received his commission the following day. He assumed senior status on September 1, 1994.
- "Guy, Ralph B., Jr. - Federal Judicial Center". www.fjc.gov.
- Ralph B. Guy Jr. at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
Frederick William Kaess
| Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
Lawrence Paul Zatkoff
Seat established by 98 Stat. 333
| Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Eric L. Clay
Bobby Ray Baldock
| Judge of the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review
Paul Hitch Roney
| Presiding Judge of the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review|