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Thomas L. Ludington – 2009

Thomas L. Ludington – 2009

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Government Act 1978 
Rev. 112010 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2009 U.S.C. app.  101-1 ll) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Ludington, Thomas Title (Article Ill judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) U.S. District Judge Court Organization District Court (Eastern) Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination, Date Initial [Z) Annual Final Date Report 04122/2010 Reporting Period 01/01/2009 12/3112009 
Sb. Amended Report Chambers Office Address U.S. Courthouse !000 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 
 
IMPORT ANT 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. (Reporling individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME Director Gerstacker Foundation 
Director 	Saginaw Valley State University Foundaticia;;: 
Trustee 	Albion College 
Director 	Thomas Ludington Foundation 
II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporling individual only; see pp. 4-16 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable agreements.) 
 
PARTIES AND TERMS 01/01/03 	Michigan Judges Retirement System 
 
 
Ludington, Thomas 
 
 
 
 
Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
Ludington, Thomas 
04/22/2010 
Ill. NON-INVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 offiling instructions.) Filers Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
SOURCE AND TYPE INCOME 
 
(yours, not spouses) 2009 Federal Court Salaiy $165,000.00 Spouses Non-Investment Income -If you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. (Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) 
 
[{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
 
SOURCE AND TYPE 
 
 
IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging.food, entertainment. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-2 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) 
 
 
 
 
V GIFTS..(Includes those spouse and dependellt children; see pp. 28-31 filing instructions.) 
[Z] 	NONE (.llo reportable gifts.) SOURCE DESCRIPTION VALUE 
 
 
VI. LIABILITIES. (lndutks those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 31-33 filing instructions.) 
[ZJ NONE (No reportable liabilities.) 
 
DESCRIPTION 
 
CODE 
 
 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions (1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 offiting instructions.> 
NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Gross value end 
Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period 
(4) 
(3) 
(2) 
(I) 
(2) (I) 
(I) 
(5) 
Place (X) after each asset 
Value 
Value 
Amount 
Typc(e.g., Value Date Identity 
Code 
Code 
Code 
Method 
div., rent, Code 
exempt from prior disclosure 
mm/ddlyy buyer/seller 
(J-P) 
(A-H) 
orint.) (J-P) 
Code 
(if private 
(A-H), 
transaction) 
(Q-W) 
 
1------------ Income Gain Codes: a$1,000 less =S1.00I -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 D=S5,001-Sl5,000 E=SIS,001 -$50,000 
(Sec Columns and D4) 450,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 41.000,001 -$5,000,000 More than $5,000,000 Value Codes 15,000 less =$15,001  $50,000 =$50,001  $100,000 -$100,001  $250,000 
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500.001 -Sl,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 Metllod Codes =Appraisal -Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =-Cash Market (Sec Column C2) =Book Value V-Dther =-Estimated 
------------__________________________ 
 
Date Report 
Name Ludington, Thomas Person Reporting 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, 11t1lue, tronsactions (Includes those ofspquse and dependent children; see pp. 34-60 tJffiling Instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
 
 
Name Person Repor:ting Date Report 
 
 
Ludington, Thomas 
04/22/2010 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and upendent children; see pp. 14-60 filing instructwns.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
 
 
 
 
Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
Ludington, Thomas 
04/22/2010 
VII. INVESTMENTS and -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 14-60 instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
--1 ----- 
 
52. Royce Low-Priced Fund None Buy (add!) 04/03/09 
53. Sold (part) 1/10/09 
54. Seligman Comm Fund None Sold (part) 11/10/09 
55. United Health Group, Inc None Sold 03/05/09 
56. Vanguard Energy Fund Dividend Buy (add!) 07/08/09 
57. Sold (part) 11/10/09 
58. Vanguard Spc Hlth Fund None Buy (add!) 03105109 
59. Amcent: Intl. Disc Fund None Sold (part) 03105109 
60. Sold 07/08/09 
61. Dodge Cox Intl Stock Fund Dividend Sold (part) 07/08/09 
62. 63. Julius Baer Intl Eqty (now Artio Intl Eqty Fund None Sold (part) Sold l/10/09 11/10/09 
64. MFS Intl New Discovery Fund None Sold (part) 03/05/09 
65. Sold (part) 11/10/09 
66. Morgan Stanley Inst Intl Real Estate Fund None 
67. 68. Price Media Tel Fund None Sold {part) 03/05/09 Sold (part) 07/08/09 Income Gain Codes: =S1.000 Jess 1,00  $2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 !5000.=:---E (See Columns end 04) =$50,00I -SI 00,000 =$100,001. Sl,000,000 1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =S15,000 =$15,001  $50,000 =$50,001  $100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000 Value Codes less 
(See ColW!Uls and 03) =$250,00  $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 =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessmcnl =Cash Markel Value Method Codes =Appraisal 
(See Column C2) =EstimatedU Book Value =Other 
Description Assets 
(including trust assets) 
 
Place (X) after each asset exempt from prior disclosure --D. 
---- 
l::;0:1:: --, _::actions 
(I) (2) (I) (2) (I) (3) (4) (5) 
 
(:t) 
Amout Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Gain Identity nDate ValueCode 
div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, [mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller 
I(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) (J-P) (A-H) ivate 
(QW) transaction) 
 
 
 
Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
Ludington, Thomas 
04/22i20JO 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -incom, vatue, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; PP 34-60 filing instructions.> NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets. Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period (I) (2l 
Place (X) after each asset Amount ype (e.g., T1i...-] C-:-1 ,.,,:: _JI 
exempt from prior disclosure ;i. d1v rent, Code buy. sell, !mmlddlyy Code buyer/seller 
Code 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private 
----------------L (W 
69. Sold (part) 11/10/09 
70. TCO Ltd Class Dividend Sold (part) 03/05/09 
71. Buy (add!) 07/08/09 
72. Sold (part) 11/10/09 
73. Bank Nova Scotia Dividend Buy (addI) 03/05/09 
74. Sold (part) 07/08/09 
75. Sold (part) 11/10/09 
76. Petro-Canada Dividend Sold (part) 03/05/09 
77. Sold 07/08/09 
78. Power Financial Co11> Dividend Sold (part) 11/10/09 
79. Shoppers Drug Man Corp Dividrnd Sold (part) 03/05/09 
80. Buy (addI) 11/10/09 
81. Suncor Energy Inc None Sold (part) 03/05/09 
82. Sold 07/08/09 
83. Harris Cap PFD Dividend 
84. Pennian Basin Royalty None Buy (add!) 03/05/09 
85. Sold (part) 07/08/09 =$1,000 less =S2.501  $5,000 =$5,001 -$15.000 415,001 -$50.000 Income Gain Cod.cs: =$1,001-$2.500 =$50,001  $100,000 =SllJO,OOl ,000,000 =SJ,000,001  S5,000,00 NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
 
 
 
Name Person Reporting Date Report 
 
 
Ludington, Thomas 
0412212010 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -intome, value, 1r,,nsac1ions (1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP. J4-6o offlling mstrucnons.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
------- ----- 
---..------------.... - --------	- 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
1--. ___ (I) ---tZl---+--(1) (2) --r(2}-(3) (4l -(5) 
Place (X) after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Tyt>C(e.g 0-ote Value Gain Identity exempt from prior disclosure Code div., rent, Code Method buy ,oelL mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller int.) (J-P} Code redemption) (J-P) (A-H) 
(A-H) -;;: ___j Income Gam Codes: =SI ,000 less =SJ ,00l -$2,500 =S2,501 Sl.000 45,00l 5,000 
(Sec Columns and D4) =$50,001 -SI00,000 SJ00,001 -Sl,000,000 =Sl,000,001-SS.OOO.OOO =More lhan SS,000.000 
Value Code. 415,000orlcss =$15,001  $50.000 =SS0,001 -SI00,000 =SI00,001 -$250.000 (Sec Colunms and D3) S250,00I -SS00.000 =SS00,001 -Sl,000,000 =Sl.000,001 -$5,000,000 =SS,000,001  $25,000,000 -S25,000,00I -$50,000.000 =More lhan$50,000.000 
Value Melhod Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Madel (Sec Column C2) =BookValue V::Other =fatimated. 
 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and STS -income, value, transactions (Includes thos ofspouse and dependmt chifdnn; see PP-34-60 offiling instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those :spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP. 14-60 offittng instructwns.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those spo11se and dependent children; Ste pp. 3-1-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -incom,,., value, transactions r1nc1uaes thos spouse und depemtent children,-se pp. 34-60 fllinx instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes thm spouse om1 dependent children; pp. J4-6U filing 1ns1ruc1wns.> NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
r------------- ------ -------. Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period (including trust assets) reporting period reporting period (I) (2) (3) (4) (5)I  Place (X) after each asset . ve Type (e.g., Date  Value Gain 
Identity 
Code 
buyer/seller 
exempt from prior disclosure div., rent. Code Method boy, sell, mnlldd/yy Code Code 
II(A-H) int.) Code 
(J-P) (A-H) 
_--1 .... 
_j_; 
(if private redemption) 
 
transaction) 
---------- 
----  
 ---- 
256. Pepsico Bond maty 4/1/l None 
257. Wachovia Corp Bond semi !0/15/1 Interest 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
Ludington, Thomas 
04/2212010 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicatepartofReporL) Deleted all assets from 2008 report that had been sold matured. 
Line 146 Changed maturity date from 2/1511 correct date 12/1511 Household Finance Bond. 
Line 193 should listed FBO# for American Gen Fin bond. Line 194 should listed fBO# for Caterpillar Fin Bond. 
Line 199 should listed FBO#I for Home Prop NY. 
Deleted Line 210 from 2008 report Royce Penn Mutual Fund due reported again Line 236 the 2009 report. This was orginially reported error withoutthe FBO#l.  
Deleted Line 245 from 2008 report CS Realty Rund FB0#2 due already reported Line 229 the 2008 report Line 227 the 2009 report. 
Deleted Line 255 from 2008 report Royce Penn Mutual fund due already recorded Linc 173 the 2009 report. 
 
 
Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
Ludington, Thomas 
04/2212010 
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor depende111 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 INDlVIDUAL WHO KNOWJNGL AND WILFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCHONS U.S.C. app.  104) 
 
 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544