History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Head, Hayden Wilson Jr.
Born 1944 in Sherman, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 17, 1981, to a seat vacated by Owen D. Cox. Confirmed by the Senate on October 21, 1981, and received commission on October 26, 1981. Served as chief judge, 2003-2009. Assumed senior status on November 13, 2009.

University of Texas, B.A., 1966
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1968

Professional Career:
Private practice, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1968-1969, 1972-1981
U.S. Navy, 1969-1972


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