History of the Federal Judiciary

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Hunt, Willis B. Jr.
Born 1932 in Malden, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 23, 1995, to a seat vacated by Horace T. Ward. Confirmed by the Senate on March 24, 1995, and received commission on March 24, 1995. Assumed senior status on June 30, 2005.

Emory University School of Law, LL.B., 1954
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1990

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1955-1957
Special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1957-1959
Private practice, Clearwater, Florida, 1959-1960
Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1960-1967
Private practice, Perry and Warner Robins, Georgia, 1967-1971
Judge, Houston County [Georgia] Superior Court, 1971-1986
Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia, 1986-1995


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