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Beam, C. Arlen

Born January 14, 1930, in Stapleton, NE

Federal Judicial Service

Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on October 14, 1981, to a seat vacated by Robert V. Denney; Confirmed by the Senate on November 18, 1981, and received commission on November 18, 1981. Served as chief judge, 1986-1987. Service terminated on November 9, 1987, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on July 1, 1987, to a seat vacated by Donald Roe Ross; Confirmed by the Senate on November 6, 1987, and received commission on November 9, 1987. Assumed senior status on February 1, 2001.

Education

University of Nebraska, B.S., 1951

University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., 1965

Professional Career

Private practice, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1965-1982

Military

U.S. Army Captain, 1951-1953

Archive

Induction (January 8, 1982)

Oral History, Creighton University School of Law     Download Oral History Video *
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Presentation of Portrait (April 20, 2001)