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Harold Lyman Ryan

Biography of Harold Lyman Ryan

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Ryan
  • First Name: Harold
  • Middle Name: Lyman
  • Date of Birth: June , 17 , 1923
  • Place of Birth (POB): Weiser , Idaho (US-ID, ID, 16, Idaho, Id., Ida.)
  • Date of Death: April , 10 , 1995
  • Place of Death (POD): Boise , Idaho (US-ID, ID, 16, Idaho, Id., Ida.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Harold Lyman Ryan Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Idaho
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Ronald Reagan ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 12/07/1981
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: McNichols , Raymond C.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 12/07/1981
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 12/15/1981
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 12/16/1981
  • Commission Date: 12/17/1981
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1988
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1992
  • Retirement from Active Service: 12/30/1992
  • Date of Termination: 04/10/1995
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Harold Lyman Ryan in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Idaho College of Law
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1950

Harold Lyman Ryan Career Path


  • U.S. Navy lieutenant junior grade, 1943-1946
  • Private practice, Weiser, Idaho, 1950-1981
  • Prosecutor, Washington County, Idaho, 1951-1952
  • State senator, Idaho, 1962-1966


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