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Thomas L Ludington Financial Disclosure Report for 2006

Thomas L Ludington Financial Disclosure Report for 2006

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respohding your letter June 13, 2097 ,Some liistprical backd: iS1iece$y 
CHAMBERS THOMAS LUDINGTON UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE  UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT MICHIGAN 1000 WASHINGTON AVENUE-ROOM 214 BAY CITY, MICHIGAN 48708  (989) 894-8810  
July 17, 2007  
Mr. Ortie Smith, Chair Judicial Conference the United States Committee Financial Disclosure One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544 Re: Calendar Year 2006 Filing Dear Mr. Smith:  (f)C) r--.:;a-:(/) ::-  ,..., gg-.J ,......  .::0 : . 
explain financial reports. 	
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. was first nominated September 2002. was confirmed action the United States Senate June 2006. Between those two dates was renominated February 14, 2005. records reflect preparation and submittal the following financial reports response same: 
Date Report 	Reporting Period 
September 13, 2002 	Jan. 2002 through Aug. 31, 2002 
[Partial year 2002] 

January 2003 	Jan.I, 2002 through December 15, 2002 
:[Calendar year 2002] 

February 17, 2005 	Jan., 2004 through Jan. 15, 2005 [Calendar year 2004 and partial year 2005] April 26, 2007.  	January J. 2Q06thro.gh December 31, 2006 [Calendar year 2006]  

July 17, 2007 
Mr. Ortie Smith 
Your letter makes two requests for response. First, you identify number investment entries listed the 2006 report that were not included "prior report". have included spread sheet summary reflecting the terms the purchase the assets included 2006 report. All the other assets identified your letter were purchased during the gap period between nomination report and the annual report. Second, you identify number investment entries that were included "prior report" that were not listed the 2006 report. These items were sold during the reporting period the February 17, 2005 nomination report when they were exempt 
transactions during the gap period between the nomination rport and the annual report. The life 
insurance policies identified lines 187, 188 and 189 were inadvertently omitted and should now included. 
Please contact regarding any remaining questions you may have. 
TLL:smg Enclosure 

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JudQe 
Thomas Financial Disclosure 2006 -Assets Listed 
Midstream -FBO -FBO 
for 1/1/06 thru 12/31/06, but not for 1/1/04 thru 01/15/05  Canadian Tire "A"  7/17/2006  $15,729.00  Health Care Inv. Inc  12121/2006  $22,423.00  Permian Basin  12121/2006  $34,229.00  San Juan Basin  3/24/2006  $36,215.00  ICON Healthcare Fund  7/17/2006  $11,674.00  
102  Inst Intl  12/21/2006  $24,424.00  106  Entertainment  12121/2006  $22,439.00  
108  American Gen Fin Bond  7/18/2006  $9,668,00  
114  Firi Bond  3/24/2006  $18,340.00  
116  Fin Bond  1212212006  $15,037.00  
119  Natl Bank  3/24/2006  $8,986.00  
121  Gainsville Bank Bond  12122/2006  $22,000.00  
123  John Hancock Bond  3/24/2006  $13,128.00  
126  Nstar Elec Bond  12/21/2006  $76,076.00  
132  Protective Life Bond  12/22/2006  $14,402.00  
136  Bank  7/18/2006  $12,000.00  142  Discover Bank  12/21/2006  $10,000.00  
198  Midstream -FBO  7/18/2006  $8,004.00  
211  Inst Intl -FBO  12/21/2006  $5,431.00  
216  Bankers Trust Bond -FBO 3/24/2006  $10,430.00  
221  Intl Inc Bond -FBO  12/21/2006  $17,620.00  224  Bank Bond -FBO  7/18/2006  $16,000.00  
225  Mutual Bond -FBO 4/3/2006  $4,000.00  
245  Archstone Communities -FBO  7/18/2006  $4,370.00  
255  Intl Inc Bond -FBO 12/21/2006  $8,822.00  257  Omni Bank Bond C28-FBO  4/10/2006  $5,000.00  
258  New Frontier Bank -FBO 12121/2006  $11,000.00  

7/18/2006 $6,945.00 
3/24/2006 $3,822.00 
AOJO Government Act 1978 
Rev. 112007 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2006 U.S.C. app.  101-111) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Ludington, Thomas Court Organization District Court (Eastern) Date Report 04/26/2007 Title (Article ill judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) U.S. District Judge  Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination, Date Initial  Annual Final Reporting Period 01/01/2006 12/31/2006  
Sb. Amended Report Chambers Office Address Courthouse 1000 Washington Avenue Bay City, 48708 the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date  

IMPORTANT NOTES: 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. POSITIONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Director Gerstacker Foundation Director Saginaw Valley State University Foundation 
Trustee Albion College 
Director Thomas Ludington Foundation 
II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 instructions.) NONE (No reportable agreements.) 01/01/03 Michigan Judges Retirement System 
04/26/2007
Ludington, Thomas 
III. NON-INVESTMENT INCOME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

INCOME (yours, not spouse's) 51,867 

Ludington, Thomas 
04/26/2007
V GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 28-31 instructions.) NONE (No reportable gifts.)  
SOURCE  DESCRIPTION  VALUE  Federal Bar Association Eastern District Michigan  Contribution Investiture 3,000  Currie and Kendall,  Contribution Investiture  $1,000 

VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 32-33 instructions.) 
 	NONE (No reportable liabilities.) CREDITOR DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 

Ludington, Thomas 
04/26/2007
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-60 instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets 
(including trust assets) 

Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  
Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
reporting period  reporting period  
{I)  (2)  (I)  (2)  (I)  (2)  (3)  (4)  (5)  
Amount  Type (e.g.  Value  Value  Type (e.g.  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  Month- Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  Day  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction)  

Chemical Bank Trust (checking savings)  Interest  Exempt  Dow Chemical Employees Credit Union Waterhouse Money Market  Interest Interest  Merrill Lynch Money Market CEF Money Market  Interest Interest Waterhouse IRA -KKL  Interest  T.D. Waterhouse IRA TLL  Interest  Amgen Stock  Dividend  Covance Stock  Dividend  
10.  Cisco Stock  Dividend  
11.  Coming Stock  Dividend  
12.  General Electric Stock  Dividend  
13.  IBM Stock  Dividend  
14.  Quest Diagnostics Stock  Dividend  
15.  Xilinx Inc Stock  Dividend  
16.  Dow Chemical Stock  Dividend  
17.  Chemical Financial Stock  Dividend Income Gain Codes: 1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000  D=$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and 04) =$50,00I -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001-$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 orless  K=$15,00l -$50,000  L=$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000  
(See Columns and 03) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 Value Method Codes =$25,000,001-$50,000,000 =Cost (Real Estate Only)  P4=More than $50,000,000 =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Appraisal  V=Other =Assessment =Book Value =Estimated  

04/26/2007
Ludington, Thomas 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions (Includes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) Description Assets (including trust assets) Income during reporting period Gross value end reporting period Transactions during reporting period  
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  (I) Amount Code (A-II)  (2) Type(e.g. div., rent, int.)  (I) Value Code (J-P)  (2) Value Method Code (Q-W)  (!) Type (e.g. buy, sell, redemption)  (2) Date Month-Day  (3) Value Code (J-P)  (4) Gain Code (A-II)  (5) Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction)  

18. Petoskey Condo  Exempt  
19. Interest Income -KKL 401(K)  Interest  
20. Index Equity-KKL 401(K)  Dividend  
21. Growth Equity -KKL 401(K)  Dividend  
22. Fid. Int. Growth Pool -KKL 401 (K)  Dividend  
23. Dow -KKL 401(K)  Dividend  
24. ESOP Heritage -KKL 401 (K)  Dividend  
25. Stable Value/GIC Fund -TLL (K)  Dividend  
26. Strong Corp. Bond -TLL (K)  Dividend  
27. Chemical Bank Savings -FBO  Interest  
28. Federated Balanced (CFC) -FBO  Dividend  
29. Edu Savings Program -FBO  Dividend  
30. Chemical Bank Savings -FBO  Interest  
31. Edu Savings Plan -FBO  Dividend  
32. Schwab Money Market  Interest  
33. Schwab Value Advan  Interest  
34. Prudhoe Bay Royalty  Dividend  Partial Sell  3/24 lncome Gain Codes:  A=S 1,000 less =Sl,001 -S2,500 =$2,501 -S5,000  D=$5,00l -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and D4)  F=$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes  J=$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000  L=S50,001 -SI00,000 =$100,00 -$250,000  
(See Columns and DJ)  N=$250,001 -$500,000  0=$500,001-$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -S25,000,000 Value Method Codes =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =Cost (Real Estate Only) =More than $50,000,000 =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Appraisal  V=Other  S=Assessment  
U=Book Value =Estimated  

Ludington, Thomas 
04/26/2007 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions (Includes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) Description Assets (including trust assets) Income during reporting period Gross value end reporting period Transactions during reporting period  
Place "QC)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  (1) Amount Code (A-H)  (2) Type{e.g. div., rent, int.)  (1) (2) Value Value Code Method (J-P) Code (Q-W)  (I) Type (e.g. buy, sell, redemption)  (2) (3) (4) Date Value Gain Month-Code Code Day (J-P) (A-H)  (5) Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction)  

35. Prudhoe Bay Royalty  Dividend  Partial Sell  7/17  
36. Prudhoe Bay Royalty  Dividend  All Sale  12/21  
37.  Calamos Inc Fund  Dividend  
38.  Canadian Tire Corp 'A'  Dividend  
39.  Cardinal Health, Inc  Dividend  Partial Sell  07/17  
40.  Cardinal Health, Inc  Dividend  Partial Sell  07/17  
41.  Cardinal Health, Inc  Dividend  All Sale  07/17  
42.  Centex Corporation  Dividend  
43.  Countrywide Financial, Inc  Dividend  Partial Sell  3/24  
44.  Countrywide Financial, Inc  Dividend  All Sale  12/21  
45. Horton, Inc  Dividend  Partial Sell  03/24  
46.  Dore! Industries, Inc  Dividend  All Sale  07/17  
47.  Eaton Vance Utilities Fund  Dividend  Partial Sell  03/24  
48.  Equity One, Inc  Dividend  Buy  03/24  
49.  Equity One, Inc  Dividend  Partial Sell  12/21  
50.  Essex Property Trust  Dividend  Partial Sell  03/24  
51.  Essex Property Trust  Dividend  All Sale  07/17 Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$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 than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,00 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$I 00,00 -$250,000  
(See Columns and DJ) =$250,001 -$500,000  0=$500,00J -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 Value Method Codes  P3=$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =Cost (Real Estate Only) =More than $50,000,000 =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Appraisal  V=Other =Assessment =Book Value =Estimated  

Ludington, Thomas 
04/26/2007
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets 
(including trust assets) 

Place "(X)" after each asset 
exempt from prior disclosure  
Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
reporting period  reporting period  
(I)  (2)  (I)  (2)  (I)  (2)  (3)  (4)  (5)  
Amount  Type (e.g.  Value  Value  Type (e.g.  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  Month- Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  Day  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction)  

52. 53.  FBR Gas Util Index Fund FBR Small Cap Fund  Dividend Dividend  Partial Sell  03/24  
54.  Fidelity Slct PortfFund  Dividend  Partial Sell  03/24  
55.  General Dynamics, Inc  Dividend  
56.  Health Care Ppty Inv, Inc  Dividend  
57.  ING Financial Svs. Fund  Dividend  Partial Sell  3/24  
58. Hunt Transport Svsc  Dividend  
59.  Jolmson Controls, Inc  Dividend  
60.  Kimco Realty Corp.  Dividend  Partial Sell  07/17  
61.  Kimco Realty Corp.  Dividend  Partial Sell  12/21  
62.  Knight Transportation  Dividend  Partial Sell  03/24  
63.  L-3 Communications, Inc  Dividend  
64.  Lowes Companies, Inc  Dividend  
65.  Meridian Value Fund  Dividend  
66.  MFS Utilities Fund  Dividend  Partial Sell  03/24  
67.  NuStar Energy  Dividend  Buy  07/17  
68.  NuStar Energy  Dividend  Partial Sell  12/21 Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,00  $2,500  c=$2,501 -$5,000  D=$5,001 -$15,000  E=$15,00 -$50,000  
(See Columns and 04)  F=$50,001 -$100,000 =$I 00,00 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001-$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes  J=$15,000 less  K=$15,001 -$50,000  L=$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000  
(See Columns and 03)  N=$250,001 -$500,000  0=$500,001-$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000  P2=$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 Value Method Codes =$25,000,00 -$50,000,000 =Cost (Real Estate Only) =More than $50,000,000  T=Cash Marl