The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
U.S. District Court in Arizona

U.S. District Judges for Arizona, 1912-2017 (may be incomplete!)
Richard E. Sloan 1912-13 William Henry Sawtelle 1913-31 Fred Clinton Jacobs 1923 Albert M. Sames 1931-46 David W. Ling 1936-64 Howard C. Speakman 1946-52 James Augustine Walsh 1952-76 Walter Early Craig 1963-79 Charles A. Muecke 1964-84 William C. Frey 1970-79 Mary Anne Richey 1976-83 Valdemar Aguirre Cordova 1979-88 Richard M. Bilby 1979-96 Earl Hamblin Carroll 1980-94 Alfredo Chavez Marquez 1980-91 William Docker Browning 1984-98 Robert C. Broomfield 1985-99 Roger Gordon Strand 1985-2000 Stephen M. McNamee 1990-2007 John McCarthy Roll 1991-2011 Roslyn O. Silver 1994-2013 Raner Christercunean Collins 1998- Susan Ritchie Bolton 2000- Mary H. Murguia 2000-11 Frederick J. Martone 2001-13 David C. Bury 2002-12 David G. Campbell 2003- Neil Vincent Wake 2004-16 G. Murray Snow 2008- Rosemary Marquez 2014- Douglas Leroy Rayes 2014- James Alan Soto 2014-

Officeholding Events (may be incomplete!)

  • 1946 Apr 1: Albert M. Sames, took senior status.
  • 1952 Jun 17: Howard C. Speakman, died in office.
  • 1964 Oct 11: David W. Ling, took senior status.
  • 1976 Jul 9: James Augustine Walsh, took senior status.
  • 1979 Feb 16: William C. Frey, died in office.
  • 1979 Oct 1: Walter Early Craig, took senior status.
  • 1983 Nov 25: Mary Anne Richey, died in office.
  • 1984 Nov 30: Charles A. Muecke, took senior status.
  • 1988 Jun 18: Valdemar Aguirre Cordova, died in office.
  • 1991 Jul 25: Alfredo Chavez Marquez, took senior status.
  • 1994 Oct 10: Earl Hamblin Carroll, took senior status.
  • 1996 Mar 29: Richard M. Bilby, took senior status.
  • 1999 Aug 12: Robert C. Broomfield, took senior status.
  • 2000 Apr 28: Roger Gordon Strand, took senior status.
  • 2007 Oct 1: Stephen M. McNamee, took senior status.
  • 2011 Jan 8: John McCarthy Roll, died in office.
  • 2012 Dec 31: David C. Bury, took senior status.
  • 2013 Jan 30: Frederick J. Martone, took senior status.
  • 2013 Sep 3: Roslyn O. Silver, took senior status.
  • 2016 Jul 5: Neil Vincent Wake, took senior status.
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