- Michael Stephen Kanne
Michael Kanne Judge of the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Incumbent Assumed office
May 20, 1987
Nominated by Ronald Reagan Preceded by Jesse Eschbach Judge of the District Court for the Northern District of Indiana In office
February 9, 1982 – May 20, 1987
Nominated by Ronald Reagan Preceded by Phil McNagny Succeeded by Rodolfo Lozano Personal details Born 1938 (age 72–73)
Rensselaer, Indiana, U.S.
Alma mater Indiana University Bloomington
Michael Stephen Kanne (born 1938) is a United States federal judge.
Born in Rensselaer, Indiana, Kanne received a B.S. from Indiana University in 1962. He served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force from 1962 to 1965, then received a J.D. from Indiana University School of Law[disambiguation needed ] in 1968. He was in private practice in Rensselaer, Indiana from 1968 to 1972, working as a city attorney for the City of Rensselaer in 1972. He was a judge on the 30th Judicial Circuit of Indiana from 1972 to 1982, and was a lecturer at St. Joseph's College from 1976 to 1989, and at St. Frances College from 1990 to 1991.
On December 4, 1981, Kanne was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana vacated by Phil M. McNagny. Kanne was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 8, 1982, and received his commission on February 9, 1982.
On February 2, 1987, Reagan elevated Kanne to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit vacated by Jesse Ernest Eschbach. Kanne was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 19, 1987, and received his commission on May 20, 1987.
- Michael Stephen Kanne at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
Legal offices Preceded by
Judge of the District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
Judge of the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Incumbent Current active judges of the United States courts of appeals 1st Circuit 2nd Circuit 3rd Circuit 4th Circuit 5th Circuit 6th Circuit 7th Circuit 8th Circuit 9th Circuit 10th Circuit 11th Circuit DC Circuit Federal Circuit
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