Judge Ted Milburn, Who Served As Circuit, Then Federal Judge And On The 6th Circuit Court Of Appeals, Dies

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Judge Herbert Theodore "Ted" Milburn, who was a Circuit Court judge, then federal judge and then on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, died at his residence at Alexian Village on Friday.

Arrangments will be Heritage Funeral Home on East Brainerd Road.

Judge Milburn was born in 1931 at Cleveland, Tn., He received a B.S. from East Tennessee State University in 1953 and was in the U.S. Army Security Agency for three years. He graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1959, then was in private law practice in Chattanooga until 1973.

He served as a judge on the Circuit Court of Hamilton County, Division III, from 1973 to 1983.

Judge Milburn, on April 14, 1983, was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to a federal judgeship in Chattanooga for the post vacated by Charles G. Neese.

He briefly served as a federal judge in Chattanooga in 1984 before President Reagan nominated him for a new seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

He was on the federal appeals court until July 1, 1996.

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