Bobby Ray Baldock
|Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit|
January 26, 2001
|Judge of the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review|
June 17, 1992 - May 18, 1998
|Edward Skottowe Northrop|
|Ralph B. Guy Jr.|
|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit|
December 17, 1985 - January 26, 2001
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico|
June 7, 1983 - January 24, 1986
|Edwin L. Mechem|
|John Edwards Conway|
Bobby Ray Baldock
January 24, 1936
|Spouse(s)||Mary Jane Holt|
|Education||New Mexico Military Institute|
University of Arizona College of Law (J.D.)
Bobby Ray Baldock (born January 24, 1936) is a Senior United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and a former United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico.
Baldock was born in Rocky, Oklahoma. He graduated from New Mexico Military Institute in 1956. He received a Juris Doctor from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1960. He was a Captain, Adjutant General Staff, New Mexico National Guard from 1960 to 1970. He was in private practice in Roswell, New Mexico, from 1960 to 1983. He was an adjunct professor at Eastern New Mexico University's Roswell Campus from 1962 to 1981.
Baldock was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on May 2, 1983, to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico vacated by Judge Edwin L. Mechem. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 6, 1983, and received his commission on June 7, 1983. Baldock's service was terminated on January 24, 1986, due to elevation to the Tenth Circuit.
Baldock was nominated by President Reagan on October 7, 1985, to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit vacated by Judge Oliver Seth. He was confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 1985, and received his commission on December 17, 1985. He assumed senior status on January 26, 2001.