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U.S. District Court in Kansas

U.S. District Judges for Kansas, 1863-2017 (may be incomplete!)
Mark W. Delahay 1863-73 Cassius Gaius Foster 1874 John Calvin Pollock 1903-37 George Thomas McDermott 1928-29 Arthur Johnson Mellott 1945-57 Arthur Jehu Stanley, Jr. 1958-71 Wesley E. Brown 1962-79 George Templar 1962-74 Frank G. Theis 1967-81 Earl Eugene O'Connor 1971-92 Dale E. Saffels 1979-90 Patrick F. Kelly 1980-95 Sam A. Crow 1981-96 G. Thomas VanBebber 1989-2000 Monti L. Belot 1991- J. Thomas Marten 1996-2017 Carlos Murguia 1999- Eric F. Melgren 2008- Daniel Dale Crabtree 2014-

Officeholding Events (may be incomplete!)

  • 1873 Dec 12: Mark W. Delahay, resigned.
  • 1937 Jan 24: John Calvin Pollock, died in office.
  • 1957 Dec 29: Arthur Johnson Mellott, died in office.
  • 1971 Apr 1: Arthur Jehu Stanley, Jr., took senior status.
  • 1974 Nov 1: George Templar, took senior status.
  • 1979 Sep 1: Wesley E. Brown, took senior status.
  • 1990 Nov 16: Dale E. Saffels, took senior status.
  • 1992 Mar 1: Earl Eugene O'Connor, took senior status.
  • 1995 Jun 6: Patrick F. Kelly, took senior status.
  • 1996 Nov 15: Sam A. Crow, took senior status.
  • 2000 Dec 31: G. Thomas VanBebber, took senior status.
  • 2017 May 1: J. Thomas Marten, took senior status.
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