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Glenn Leroy Archer

Biography of Glenn Leroy Archer Jr.

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Archer
  • First Name: Glenn
  • Middle Name: Leroy
  • Generational Suffix: Jr.
  • Date of Birth: March , 21 , 1929
  • Place of Birth (POB): Densmore , Kansas (US-KS, KS, 20, KA, Kans., Kan., Ks., Ka.)
  • Date of Death: July , 27 , 2011
  • Place of Death (POD): Tempe , Arkansas (US-AR, AR, 05, Ark.)izona (US-AZ, AZ, 04, Arkansas (US-AR, AR, 05, Ark.)iz., Az.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Glenn Leroy Archer Jr. Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Court of Appeals
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Ronald Reagan ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 10/16/1985
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Miller , Jack Richard
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 10/16/1985
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 11/14/1985
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 12/16/1985
  • Commission Date: 12/17/1985
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1994
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1997
  • Retirement from Active Service: 12/24/1997
  • Date of Termination: 07/27/2011
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Glenn Leroy Archer Jr. in the Law School

  • Name of School: Yale University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1951

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): George Washington University Law School
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1954

Glenn Leroy Archer Jr. Career Path


  • U.S. Air Force judge advocate, 1954-1956
  • Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1956-1981
  • Assistant attorney general, Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1981-1985


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