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Thomas A. Higgins – 2003

Thomas A. Higgins – 2003

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bull; Government Act 1978 
 
Calendar Year 2003 U.S.C. app.  101-111) Perso11 Reporting (Last name, Furst name, Middle initial) Court Organization Date Report 
Higgins, Thomas Middle District ofTennessee 5/1412004 Title (Article III Judges indicate a1mve senior status; ReportType (check appropriate type) Reporting Period 
magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) Nomination, Date 1/112003 
U.S. District Judge (Senior) Initial @Annual Final 12131/2003 Chambers Office Address the basis the information contained this Report and any 
modifications pertaining !thereto, is, opinion, compliance 
770 Courthouse 
 
with applicable laws and regulations. 
 
801 Bro:adway 
Date 
Nashville, 37203 PO:SfTIONS4 (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions) 
 N01.fE -(No reportable positions.) 
NAME 
Cf) r-.,, 
 
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::z: Il. AGE:EElIENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions) C.:) 
lT1 ...c.. 
 
 NONE -(No reportable agreements.) 
PARTIES AND TERMS 
 
 
Name Person Reporting 
 
 FIN,.:.NCIAL DISCLOSURE REPORT 
Date Report 
Higgins, Thomas 
S/1412004 
IlI. NON-INVESENfT INCOME. {Reporting individual aud spouse; see pp. 17-24 filing instructions) Fillers Non-Investm,ent Incom 
 NONE (No reportable: non-investment income.) 
GROSS INCOME 
 
(yours, not spouse 
Spotllses Non-Investmient Income(Ifyou were married during any portion oftJu:reporting year, please complete this section. (dollar amount not required eitcept for bonoraria) 
 
 
 NONE (No reportable: mn-investment income.) 
SOURCE TYPE 
 
IV. 	REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging, ro00, entertainment (lnc:ludes those spouse aml. dependent children. See pp. 25-27 instructions.) 
 NONE -(No such -JlClrtable reimbursements.) 
 
 
 
Name Person Reporting 
 
 
 
FINA1rCIAL DISCI.,OSURE REPORT 
Date Report 
Higgins, Thomas 
511412004 GIFIS. (Includes thos,e ti) 1;pouse and dependent children. See pp. 28-31 instructions.) 
 NONE (No such reportable gifts.) 
DESCRIPTION LJAJBIIJTIES. (Incltdes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 32-34 instructions.) NONE (No reportable liabilities.) 
REDITOR Mo1rga11 Stanley Dean Witter Margin loan (active assets account) (paid full 712212003) 
 
Name Person Reporting Date: Report Pag of7 Higgins, Thomas 
5/1412004 
VIl. INVESTMENTS allldl 1RUSTS -income, value, transcatioru; (includes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-57 offiling im;1111ctions.) 
Description Assets Income during reprting period Gross value end of. reporting period Transactions during reporting period 
[including trust assets) 
 
IPlace {X) after each asset circmpt lromprior disclosure N01fE (No reportable incoin:, ai;sets, transactions) Nashville Airport (tax: free bond) Fimn, Williamson Co., -2/3 undivided -3. -4. Active Asset Acct No. Stanley Tax Exempt Sec. Fund -6. Mlorgan Stanley Dividend Growth Fund -7. Mlorgan Stanley American Opportunities Fund Opportunities Trust Active Asset Acct No. 10. Stanley Pacific Growth Fund (I) Amount Code (AH) (2) Type (e.g. div. rent. int.) Rent Dividend Dividend None None (I) Value Codel (J-P) (2) Value Method. Codle (Q-W) (I) Type (e.g. buy, sell, merger, redemption) Redeemed Gift Recdfm IRA Sold lDate: Month-Day 7118 12118 11128 4/11 fnot exem(3) Value Code2 (J-P) from disclosure Gain Code {A (5) Identity buyer/seller (ifpfivate transaction) See note Part Diocese Nashville See note Part Issurer 
11. Mlorgan Stanley Exempt Sec. Fund -.12. Mlorgan Stanley American Value Fund -13. /DW Latin Amrican Growth Fund -14. MlSDWCompetitive Edge BIP Fund Dividend Dividend Dividend Dividend - 
15. Mlorgan Stanley SP 500 Select Fund --16. org Stanley Strategist Fu:o.cll 17. Mlorgan Stanley Dividend Grl)vvth Fund Dividend Dividend Dividend P/redempt._ 4/11 lssurer 
18. :ampen American Cap. Equity Fund Dividend --- 
----------- ------------  	IncomeGain Codes: $1.000 less =$1,001-$2,500 Sl.501-$5,000 $5,001-$15,000 $15,001-$50,000 (See Colunms and 04) $50,001-$100,000 Sl00,001-$1,000,000 Sl,OOO,OOl-$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes: $1:5,000 less $15.001-$50.000 =$50,001-$100.000 =$100,001-$250.000 
(See C.ilumns and D3) $250,000-$500,000 =$500,001-$1.000,000 $1,000,001-$5,000,000 =$5.000,001-$25,000,000 $2:5,000,001-$50,000,000 $More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes Aprprnisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment CashfMarket= 
(See Column C2) =Book Value Olber Estimated 
Date ofRepolt 
Name Person Reporting 
Pag of7 
Higg ns, Thomas 
5/14/2004_ VIl. INVESTMENTS and lRUSTS -income, value, transcations (includes those the spouse ai!ld dependent children. Sec pp. 34-57 filing instn1ctions.) 
19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. Description Assets (including ttust assets) Place (X) after each assc1t from prior disclosure xempt :rv oneyTrustlori Stanley Act Asset :rvloq!311 Stanley IRA Acct. No. Moi:gan Stanley Liqu Asae_, tFund Mo,i:ganStanley Util Fwtd _,Morgan Stanley Fund, clasi;B :lllue Moi:gan Stanley AmericanV_, _,DW Core Equity Trust Income during n:{lO,rting period (1) (2) Amount Type (e.g. Code div. renl (A-H) inl) Div dend DivInt Gross value end reporting period (l} (2) Value Value Code2 Method (J-P) Code3 (Q-W) N Transactions during reporting ]period (I) not exempt from disclosure (3) (4) (5) Type (e.g. Date: Value Gain Identity buy, sell, MonthCode2 Code buyer/sellermerger, Day {J-P) (A(if private redemption) transaction) Exchanged 7/23 Issuer Exchanged 7123 Issuer-See note Part VIlI Exchanged 7123 Issuer Exchanged 7123 Issuer 
26. 27. 28. wthMo,rgan Stanley Cap Gro Moi:gan Stanley Developin,g Growth _,Moi:gan Stanley Value Added EquityFund Exchanged 7123 Issuer Exchanged 7123 Issuer Exchanged 7123 Issuer 
29. -Moi:gan Stanley European :owthFund Exchanged 7/23 Issuer 
30. -.FundMorgan Stanley Div. Growth Exchanged 7/23 Issuer 
31. TCW/DW Small Cap. Growt hFund Exchanged 7123 
32. 33. -OW Spectrum Balanced -DW Spectrum Strategic 
34. -OW Spectrum Tech. 
35. -TCW/DW Total Return TmsIt Exchanged 7123 Issuer 
36. -G!Ctbal Utilities Fund Exchanged 1123 Issuer lncomc:/G11in Codes: 1.000 less $1,001-$2,500 $2..501-$5.000 =$5,00 l-$15,000 $15,001-$50,000 
(See Columns and 04) =$50,001-$100,000 SI00,001-$1,000,000 l,000,001-SS,OOO,OOO =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes: $15,000 less $15.00 -$50,000 $50.001-$100.000 =$100,00 l-$250,000 
(See CC1lumns and 03) =$2:50,00()..$500,000 =$500,001-$1.000,000 $!,OOD,001-$5,000,000 =$5,000,00 -$25 ,000,000 $2.5,000,001-$50,000,000 =$More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) Assessment =Cash/Market 
{See Coiumn C2) Bc>0k Value =Other =Estimated 
 
PINANCIAL DISCLOSURE REPORT 
Name Person Reporting Dab: Report 
Pag3 oJ[7 Higgins, Thomas 5/14/20()4. 
VII. lllVESTMENTS and lRUSTS -income, value, transcations (includes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-57 filing instructions.) 
Description Assets ![including trust assets) Income during repo!1fug period Gross value end reporting period Transactions during ICpO!ling period 
 
lfnot exempt from disclosure 
(I) 
(I) (1) (2) (3) (5) 
!Place (X) after each asset eKempt 	Value Type (e.g. Date: 
Amount Type (e.g. Value 
Value Gain Identity 
Code2 Code buyer/sellerCode2 Method buy, sell, Morith  
lliom prior disclosure 
Code 
div. rent 
(AH) int.) (JP) Code3 	merger, Day (J-P) (A (if private redemption) 
(Q-W} transaction) 
11th Sciences Trust 	Exchanged Issuer 
38. -.American Opportunities Exch. 7n.4 Issuer Purch. 
-.Intl: mational Smallcap 	Exch. 
39. 
Purch. Special Value Fund 	Exch. Issuer 
40. 
Purch. 
41. 	-Value Added MKT Ser/Eqy Exch. 7/24 Issuer Purch. Issuer 
-VBIiKampen Growth Jnc,t1rne 	Bx.ch. 
42. 
Purch. 
-1MSIF Core Plus Fixed Inc:. Exch. 7124 Issuer Purch. 
44. 	-lMSIF Small Cap Bx.ch. 7/24 Issuer Purch. 
- ,iKampen Aggressive Growth 	Exch. 7/24 Issuer 
-VBILKampen Comstock 	Exch. Issuer 
46. 
Purch. 
-ICap1ital Opportunities TrlW: -Transfer 11/28 See note Part VIII 
-IMS Charter MSFCM 	Buy 7131 Issurer 
48. 
 
49. Charter Graham 	Buy 7131  Issurer 
 
 
50. Stanley IRA AccoUJ11t lo. Dividend 
51. 1rgan Stanley Div. Growth Fund P/exch redem 6/6 Issuer 
 
52. 1rgan Stanley Jnformatio1ti Fund 	P/ex.ch Issuer redem 
53. rim mcial Services Trust Exch. Purch. 6/6 
54. Added Mkt Ser/EqyVal Exch. Purch. 616 Income/Gain Codes: .OIDO less =$1,001-$2,500 =$2.501-$5,000 =$5,001-$15,000 $15,001-$50,000 
(SeeColunms and 04) =$50,IDOI-$100,000 SlOO,OOl-Sl,000,000 =$1,000,00I-$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes: Sl5,000 less =$15.001-$50,000 $50,001-$100.000 $100,001-$250,000 
(See Columns and 03} $250.000-$500,000 $500 ,00 l-$1.000 ,000 $1,000,001-$5,000,000 $5,000,00 l-$25,000,000 $25,000,001-$50.000.000 =$More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =AJ!praisal Cost (Real Estate Only) Assessment =Cash/Market 
(See Column C2) Book Value =Otiler Estimated 
 
Name Person Reporting Date: Report Pag4 of7 Higgins, Thomas 5/14/2004_ 
VII. INVESTMENTS :ansttructions.) Description Assets (including trust assets) Place (X) after each asset: c:empt from prior disclosure Income during reprting period (I) (2) Amount Type (e.g. Code! div. rent. (AH) int.) Gross value end reporting period (I) (2) Value Value Code2 Method (JP) Code3 (Q-W) Transactions during reporting period (I) not exempt from disclosure (2) (3) (4) (S)Type (e.g. Date: Value Gain Identity buy, sell, MonthCode2 Code buyer/sellermerger, Day (J-P) {A (ifptiva.teredemption} transaction) 
91. 92. 93. -Fat1 111ie Mae (Common) -Jeflerson Pilot Corp. (Co11111D>n) --Sur.1trust Bank (Common) 
94. 95. 96. 97. 98. -.Biomet Inc. (Common) -oh-.J nson Johnson (Commolll) --. Eli Co. (Common) --.Meitronic Inc. (Common) --. zer Inc. (Common) 
99. 100. 101. 102. - Health Networks (Common) -tera1 Electric Co. (ComI111c1n) --, iliated Compulers SVCS (Common) --, omatic Data Processillg hlC. (Common) 
103. 104. 105. 106. 107. 108. -ICisc:o Systems (Common) --lDelII Inc. (Common) --l Corp. (Common) .rosoft Corp. (Common) --C)racle Corp. (Common) -gard Data Sys. Inc. (Common} 
 
- lncomefGa:in Codes: $1.000 less =$1,001-$2,500 =$2.501-$5,000 =$5,001-$15,000 $15,001-$50,000 
(See Columns and D4) $50,001-$100,000 SIOO,OOJ-Sl,000,000 =$1,000,001-$5,000,000 =More than $5,000.000 
2-Value Codes: $15,000 less $15.001-$50,000 =$50,001-$100.000 =$100,001-$250,000 
(See Colurrms and 03) $250,000-$500,000 $500,001-$1,000,000 =$!,000,001-$5,000,000 $5,000.001-S25,000,000 $25,000,001-$50.000.000 =$Morethan $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal Cost (Real Estate Only) Assessment Cash/Market 
(See Column C2) Bool: Value =Other =Estimated 
 
FINANCIAL DISCLOSlURE REPORT 
Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
 
Higgins, Thomas 
5/1412004. 
VII. IlVESTMENTS ancl TRUSTS -income, value, transcations (includes those the spouse lllilddependent children. See pp. 34-57 filing irn1tructions.) Description Assets (including trust assets) Place (X) after each asset exempt from prior dilosurc Income during repQrting period (2) Amount (e.g. Code! div. rent. (A-HJ int.) Gross value end reporting period (l) Value Value Code2 Method (J-P) Code3 (Q-W) Transactions during reporting perilod (1) llOI ex:empt from disclosure (2) (3) Type (e.g. Date: Value buy, sell, Month-Code merger, Day (J-P)redemption) (5) Gain identity Code buyer/seller (A(if jirivate transaction) 
109. 110. 112. 113. -E.I.. DuPont (Common) -Vedzon Communications (Ctmunon) -Disney Walt Co. (Note) --Home Depot, Inc. (ColDIIlOln) Energy (Note) Sell 216 Sell 2125 Sell 3/10 
114. 115. -.Intl:mational Paper Co. (Common) Northem Trust Co. (Comm>n) Sell 3/21 Sell 3/21 
116. 117. Corp. (Common) --lFo11est Labs Inc. (Common) Sell 5113 Sell 9/18 
118. 119. -1Suntrust Banks (Common) Motor co. (Note) Sell 12115 Sell 1/15 Income/Gain Codes: 1000 less $1,001-$2,500 $2.501-$5,000 S5,001-Sl5,000 $15,001-$50,000 
(SeeC01lumnsBl and D4) =$50,()01 -SIOO,OOO $100,001-$1,000,000 =Sl,000,001-$5,000,000 =More than $5,000.000 Value Codes: $1.i,llOO less $15.001-$50,000 $50.001-$100.000 SI00,001-$250,000 
{See Cclumns and 03) $250,()00.$500,000 =$500,001-SI .000,000 =$1,000,00!-S5,000,000 =$5,000,001-$25,000,000 =$25,000,00l-$50,000.000 =$More than $50,000,000 Value Miethod Codes =Appraisal Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment Cash/Markel 
(See Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
Name Roportiog 
 
Higgins, Thomas 5114/2004 
(Indicate part Report) 
 
VIII. ADDIDONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS 
Partvn.Line Appraisal 8/20/94. Original l/2 undivided interest received 1951. Acquired 113 the remaining 112 interest 
Part Vll, Line 
Received Ill RllJUired minimum distnbution from IRA after age 71-112 
 
Part Vll, Line 
Morgan Staoley American Opportunities Fund. Class was fonnerly known prior merger Morgan Stanley Capital Growth Securities Fund 
 
Part VIl, Line This fimd was acquired 6125199 cost of$7,859.30, and was not included prior reports oversight The transfer from this fund reflected Part VII.Lines 
Part VII, Line 
Unimpruve:i land 
Purchaslld S/22191 
Purchas< price: $75,000 
 
Part VII, Line Unimpmved land PurchaSllld S/18/94 PurchaSl price: $11,000 
 
Part VU, Lilne The beneficial interest under this trust was contingent prior the funding ofthis trust 1/1/03 
 
 
 
reported are compliance witll the provisions U.S.C.  501 seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
 
 
NOTE; ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE nns REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 
 
 
 
Suite 2-301 
One Columbus Circle, N.E. 
Washington, D.C. 20544