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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.

Education:
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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