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Danny Julian Boggs

Danny Julian Boggs, American federal judge.


  • Boggs, Danny Julian was born on October 23, 1944 in Havana, Cuba. Son of Robert Lilburn and Yolanda (Pereda) Boggs.

  • Education

    • AB cum laude, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1965. Juris Doctor, University Chicago, 1968. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Detroit Mercy, 1994.


    • Deputy commissioner Kentucky Department Economic Security, 1969—1970. Legal counsel, administrative assistant to Governor State of Kentucky, 1970—1971. Legislation counsel to Republican legislators Kentucky General Assembly, 1972.

      Assistant to solicitor general United States Department Justice, Washington, 1973—1975. Assistant to chairman Federal Power Commission, 1975—1977. Deputy minority counsel United States Senate Energy Committee, 1977—1979.

      Of counsel Bushnell, Gage, et al., 1979—1980. Special assistant to President The White House, 1981—1983. Deputy secretary United States Department Energy, 1983—1986.

      Judge United States Court Appeals (6th circuit), Cincinnati, since 1986, chief judge, 2003—2009. Member advisory committee on appellate rules Judicial Conference United States, 1991—1994, committee on automation and technical, 1994—2000.


    Member visiting committee University Chicago Law School, 1984—1987, 1999—2002. Trustee Lexington School, 1999—2005. Delegate Republican National Convention, 1972.

    Staff director energy subcommittee Republican Platform Committee, 1980. Member of American Bar Association (chair appellate judges conference 2001-2002), Judicial Conference United States (executive committee 2008-2009), Mont Pelerin Society, Kentucky Bar Association, Philadelphia Society, Phi Delta Phi, Order of Coif.


    • Married Judith Susan Solow, December 23, 1967. Children: Rebecca, David, Jonathan.
    • father: Robert Lilburn Boggs
    • mother: Yolanda (Pereda) Boggs
    • spouse: Judith Susan Solow
    • children: Rebecca Boggs
    • David Boggs
    • Jonathan Boggs
    Danny Julian Boggs
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    Born October 23, 1944
    (age 73)