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Fred I. Parker (February 2, 1938 – August 12, 2003) was a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Vermont.

Fred I. Parker
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
In office
October 11, 1994 – August 12, 2003
Appointed byBill Clinton
Preceded byJames L. Oakes
Succeeded byPeter W. Hall
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Vermont
In office
1991–1994
Preceded byFranklin S. Billings, Jr.
Succeeded byJohn Garvan Murtha
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Vermont
In office
August 7, 1990 – October 11, 1994
Appointed byGeorge H. W. Bush
Preceded byAlbert Wheeler Coffrin
Succeeded byWilliam K. Sessions III
Personal details
Born
Fred I. Parker

(1938-02-02)February 2, 1938
Boston, Massachusetts
DiedAugust 12, 2003(2003-08-12) (aged 65)
Burlington, Vermont
EducationUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst (B.A.)
Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.)

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Education and careerEdit

Parker was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts in 1962. He received a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center in 1965. He was in the United States Marine Corps Reserve from 1955 to 1962. He was in private practice of law in Boston from 1965 to 1966. He was in private practice of law in Burlington, Vermont from 1966 to 1969. He was a deputy state attorney general of Vermont from 1969 to 1972. He was in private practice of law in Middlebury, Vermont from 1972 to 1982. He was in private practice of law in Burlington from 1982 to 1990.[1]

Federal judicial serviceEdit

Parker was nominated by President George H. W. Bush on June 21, 1990, to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Vermont vacated by Judge Albert W. Coffrin. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 3, 1990, and received commission on August 7, 1990. He served as Chief Judge from 1991 to 1994. His service was terminated on October 11, 1994, due to elevation to the Second Circuit.[1]

Parker was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Parker was nominated by President Bill Clinton on August 25, 1994, to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated by James Lowell Oakes. He was confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 1994, and received commission on October 11, 1994. His service was terminated on August 12, 2003, due to death.[1]

DeathEdit

Parker died on August 12, 2003 in Burlington. The Associated Press reported at that time that Parker had been undergoing a procedure to adjust a pacemaker.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Parker, Fred I. - Federal Judicial Center". www.fjc.gov.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Albert Wheeler Coffrin
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Vermont
1990–1994
Succeeded by
William K. Sessions III
Preceded by
Franklin S. Billings, Jr.
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Vermont
1991–1994
Succeeded by
John Garvan Murtha
Preceded by
James L. Oakes
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
1994–2003
Succeeded by
Peter W. Hall