Nomination for Court of Appeals and District Court Judges
The President today announced his intention to nominate the following four individuals as Federal judges: H. Lee Sarokin to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; Blanche M. Manning to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; Lewis A. Kaplan to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York; and William F. Downes to the U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming.
"These individuals will bring excellence to the Federal bench," the President said. "Each has an outstanding record of achievement in the legal community."
NOTE: Biographies of the nominees were made available by the Office of the Press Secretary.
William J. Clinton, Nomination for Court of Appeals and District Court Judges Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/219508