Judge Manuscript Information
- U. S. District Court, District of Tennessee (1797-1802)U. S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee (1802-1833)U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee (1802-1833)Tennessee State Library and Archives Nashville, Tenn. John Overton Murdock collection, 1780-1851; 2 ft. (ca. 900 items); finding aid; correspondence; microfilm copy available in the Southern Historical Collection at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C.
Federal Judicial Service:
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
Nominated by William J. Clinton on September 22, 1998, to a seat vacated by John T. Nixon; Confirmed by the Senate on October 21, 1998, and received commission on October 22, 1998.
Cornell College, B.A., 1968
Vanderbilt University, M.A., 1972
Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1976
Clerk / associate, private practice, Tennessee, 1974-1977
Assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of Tennessee, 1977-1979, 1980-1982
Magistrate Judge E. Clifton Knowles
Chambers, Room 649/Courtroom, Room 661
Courtroom Deputy (615) 736-7347
Chambers (615) 736-7344