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Gilbert S Merritt Financial Disclosure Report for 2007

Gilbert S Merritt Financial Disclosure Report for 2007

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Category:Financial Disclosure

Number of Pages:7

Date Created:October 30, 2008

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Rev. 112008 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2007 USC app.  101-1I1) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Merritt, Gilbert Court Organization U.S. Court Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Date Report 05/12/2008 Title (Article lII judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or par1-time) Senior Circuit Judge  5a. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination, Date Initial Annual Final Reporting Period 0110112007 12/31/2007  
Sb. Amended Report Chambers Office Address 303 Customs House 701 Broadway Nashville, 37203 the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date  

IMPORT ANT TES: The instructions .accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Sign last page. POSIT! NS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.)  NONE (No reportable positions.)  
POSITION  NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY  Partner  Southern Properties Co.  -real estate partnership)  
II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) [ZJ NONE (No reportable agreements.)  PARTIES AND TERMS .,, a(/)Z: c::r> ::u:z: f"Tl(J O)> ..,., .,, fTl  3:: .C' -F. m-< 

Date Report 
Merritt, Gilbert 
05/12/2008 
Ill. N-JNVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 filing instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE 2007 Vanderbilt Univ. Law School --teaching 
INCOME 
(yours, not spouse's) 4,200 Spouse's Non-Investment Income -I/you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except/or honoraria) 
[ZJ NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE 

IV. REIMBURSEMENTS --transportation, /odging,food, entertainmenl (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 offiling instructions) 
[ZJ NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) SOURCE DATES LOCATION PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED 

Merritt, Gilbert 
05112/2008 GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instructions.) 
[l] 	NONE (No reportable gifts.) SOURCE DESCRIPTION VALUE 

VJ. LJABJLJTJES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable liabilities.)  
DESCRIPTION  VALUE CODE  Union Planters Bank, Nashville,  Mortgage Cookeville Commons Shopping Center  (See  VII, line 

Date Report 
Merritt, Gilbert 
05112/2008 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income. vatue, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
r------------------- Income during reporting period Gross value end reporting period  
(I) Amount Code (A-H)  (2) Type (e.g., div., rent, int.)  (I) Value Code (J-P)  (2) Value Method Code (Q-W)  (I) Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption)  (2) Date Month Day 
Description Assets (including trust assets) 
Transactions during reporting period 
(3) (4) 
(5) 
Value Gain 
Identity 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
exempt from prior disclosure Code 
(J-P) 
Code 
buyer/seller 
(if private 
(A-H) 
transaction) Southern Properties Co. (See below) (A) Westgate Shopping Center, Nashville, Rent (B) White Castle, Nashville, Rent (C) rental houses, Nashville, Rent 
(D) Cash--interest bearing (Suntrust Bank) Interest 
Check savings acct, SunTrust, Nashville Interest 
Cookeville Commons Shop.Ctr.,Cookeville Rent 
Art collection --paintings None 
Airplane None 

JO. SunTrust Bank Account Interest 
11. 
Berkshire Hathaway Dividend 

12. 
Heartland Express Dividend 

13. 
Sigma Aldrich Dividend 

14. 
Equity Resid. Prop. Trust Dividend 

15. 
Tech Data Corp. Dividend 

16. 
U.S. Treas. Bills Notes Interest 
Nashville Bank Trust Interest 
Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less $1,001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5,000 45.001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000 (See Columns and 04) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More tban $5,000,000 Value Codes ===$ 5,000 less s1s,001 -s5o,ooo =$50,001 -$I 00,000 $100,001 -$250,000  
(See Columns and DJ) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,001-$1,000,000 $1,000,001 -5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) :=Book Value =Otber =Estimated  

Date Report 
Merritt, Gilbert 
05112/2008 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spa use and dependent children; see pp. 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 

Description Assets Jncoe durig Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period rting period
(2)
(2)
4() 5()
Amount Type (e.g., Value 
Type (e.g., 
Date 
Value 
Gain
Place "(X)" after each asset Identity buy, sell, 
Method 
Month-
Code 
Code
exempt from prior disclosure buyer/seller 
Code 
redemption) 
Day 
(J-P) 
(if private 
(A-H)
(A-H) int.) 
(Q-W) 
transaction) 
18. Vanguard Bond Fund Interest 	Vanguard Fund Income Gam Codes: ==$1,000 less =$1,001  $2,500 =$2,50 -$5,000  D=$5,00l -$15,000 =$15,00 -$50,000  
(Sec Columns and 04) =$50,001 $100,000 =$I 00.00 -$1.000.000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000  l-12 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000  L=$50,00I -$100,000 =$100,001  $250,000  
(See Columns and 03) =$250,00 -$500,000 =$500,00 -$1.000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$5u,OOO,OOO =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment :q:ash Market  
(See Column C2) ""Book Value ==Other =Estimated  

05112/2008
Merritt, Gilbert 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicate parto/Reporl) 
VII. Investments and Trusts 
Line 16, U.S. Treas. Bills notes sales and purchases for reinvestment throughout the year Schwab) 

Date Report 
Merritt, Gilbert 
05/1212008 
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure.  further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 

NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 
FILING INSTRUCTIONS 
Mail signed original and additional copies to: 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544



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