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|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit|
December 17, 1985 – August 31, 1996
|Appointed by||Ronald Reagan|
|Preceded by||Edward Tamm|
|Succeeded by||John Roberts|
|Undersecretary of State for International Security Affairs|
February 28, 1981 – August 20, 1982
|Preceded by||Matthew Nimetz|
|Succeeded by||William Schneider|
|United States Senator
from New York
January 3, 1971 – January 3, 1977
|Preceded by||Charles Goodell|
|Succeeded by||Daniel Patrick Moynihan|
James Lane Buckley
March 9, 1923
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Political party||Conservative Party
Republican Party (1976–present)
|Alma mater||Yale University|
James Lane Buckley (born March 9, 1923) is an American judge and politician. He was a judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. He was nominated by Ronald Reagan. Before, Buckley served as a United States Senator from the state of New York. His brother was journalist William F. Buckley, Jr..
Buckley was born in New York City. In December 2019, he became the oldest living former U.S. Senator following the death of Jocelyn Burdick.
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Buckley with President Ronald Reagan on November 3, 1982
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