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John Carbone Porfilio

John Carbone Porfilio, American federal judge. Bar: Colorado 1959, United States Supreme Court 1965. Committeeman Arapahoe County Republican Committee, Aurora, Colorado, 1968; manager Dunbar for Attorney General, Denver, 1970; Member of American Bar Association.

Background

  • Porfilio, John Carbone was born on October 14, 1934 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Edward Alphonso Porfilio and Caroline (Carbone) Moore.

  • Education

    • Student, Stanford University, 1952—1954. Bachelor, University Denver, 1956. Bachelor of Laws, University Denver, 1959.

      Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Denver, 2000.

    Career

    • Assistant attorney general State of Colorado, Denver, 1962—1968, deputy attorney general, 1968—1972, attorney general, 1972—1974. United States bankruptcy judge District of Colorado, 1975—1982. Judge United States District Court Colorado, 1982—1985, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit), Denver, 1985—1999, senior judge, since 1999.

      Instructor Colorado Law Enforcement Academy, Denver, 1965—1970, State Patrol Academy, Denver, 1968—1970. Guest lecturer University Denver College Law, 1978.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Colorado 1959, United States Supreme Court 1965.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Committeeman Arapahoe County Republican Committee, Aurora, Colorado, 1968. Manager Dunbar for Attorney General, Denver, 1970. Member of American Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Joan West, August 1, 1959 (divorced 1983). Children: Edward Miles, Joseph Arthur, Jeanne Kathrine. Married Theresa Louise Berger, December 28, 1983.

      1 stepchild Katrina Ann Smith.
    • father: Edward Alphonso Porfilio Moore
    • mother: Caroline (Carbone) Moore
    • spouses: Joan West
    • Theresa Louise Berger
    • children: Edward Miles Porfilio
    • Joseph Arthur Porfilio
    • Jeanne Kathrine Porfilio
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    Born October 14, 1934
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