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Former Judges

Judge State Born/Died Active service Term as Chief Judge Senior status Appointed by Reason for
termination
Kennamer, Franklin ElmoreFranklin Elmore Kennamer OK 1879–1960 1924–1940 (none) 1940–1960 Coolidge,Coolidge death
Murrah, Alfred P.Alfred P. Murrah OK 1904–1975 1937–1940 (none) (none) Roosevelt, F.F. Roosevelt reappointment
Broaddus, Bower SlackBower Slack Broaddus OK 1888–1949 1940–1949 (none) (none) Roosevelt, F.F. Roosevelt death
Savage, Royce H.Royce H. Savage OK 1904–1993 1940–1961 1949–1961 (none) Roosevelt, F.F. Roosevelt resignation
Wallace, William RobertWilliam Robert Wallace OK 1886–1960 1950–1960 (none) (none) Truman, Truman death
Bohanon, Luther LeeLuther Lee Bohanon OK 1902–2003 1961–1974 (none) 1974–2003 Kennedy, Kennedy death
Daugherty, Frederick AlvinFrederick Alvin Daugherty OK 1914–2006 1961–1982 (none) 1982–2006 Kennedy, Kennedy death
Barrow, Allen EdwardAllen Edward Barrow OK 1914–1979 1962–1979 1962–1979 (none) Kennedy, Kennedy death
Cook, H. DaleH. Dale Cook OK 1924–2008 1974–1992 1979–1992 1992–2008 Ford, Ford death
Brett, Thomas RutherfordThomas Rutherford Brett OK 1931–present 1979–1996 1994–1996 1996–2003 Carter, Carter retirement
James O. Ellison OK 1929-2014 1979-1994 1992-1994 1994-2014 Carter death
Russell, David LynnDavid Lynn Russell OK 1942–present 1981–1990 (none) (none) Reagan, Reagan reassignment
Burrage, MichaelMichael Burrage OK 1950–present 1994–2001 (none) (none) Clinton, Clinton resignation
Holmes, Sven ErikSven Erik Holmes OK 1951–present 1994–2005 2003–2005 (none) Clinton, Clinton resignation