History of the Federal Judiciary

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Holloway, William Judson Jr.
Born June 23, 1923, in Hugo, OK
Died April 25, 2014, in Oklahoma City, OK

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on August 2, 1968, to a new seat authorized by 82 Stat. 184. Confirmed by the Senate on September 13, 1968, and received commission on September 16, 1968. Served as chief judge, 1984-1991. Assumed senior status on May 31, 1992. Service terminated on April 25, 2014, due to death.

University of Oklahoma, A.B., 1947
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1950

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1943-1946
Private practice, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1950-1951, 1952-1968
Attorney, General Litigation Section, Claims Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1951-1952


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