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Bernard Thomas Moynahan

Biography of Bernard Thomas Moynahan Jr.

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Moynahan
  • First Name: Bernard
  • Middle Name: Thomas
  • Generational Suffix: Jr.
  • Date of Birth: December , 29 , 1918
  • Place of Birth (POB): Akron , Ohio (US-OH, OH, 39, Ohio, Ohio O., Oh.)
  • Date of Death: September , 30 , 1999
  • Place of Death (POD): Lexington , Kentucky (US-KY, KY, 21, Ky., Ken., Kent.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Bernard Thomas Moynahan Jr. Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: John F. Kennedy ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 09/16/1963
  • Seat vacated by: Ford , Hiram Church
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 09/16/1963
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 11/01/1963
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 11/04/1963
  • Commission Date: 11/08/1963
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1969
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1984
  • Retirement from Active Service: 09/30/1984
  • Date of Termination: 09/30/1999
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Bernard Thomas Moynahan Jr. in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Kentucky
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1935

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Kentucky College of Law
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1938

Bernard Thomas Moynahan Jr. Career Path


  • Private practice, Lexington, Kentucky, 1938-1939
  • Private practice, Nicholasville, Kentucky, 1940-1942, 1954-1961
  • U.S. Army first lieutenant, Air Corps, 1942-1945
  • County attorney, Jessamine County, Kentucky, 1946-1954
  • U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 1961-1963


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