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Joiner, Charles Wycliffe
Born 1916 in Maquoketa, IA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on April 25, 1972, to a seat vacated by Talbot Smith. Confirmed by the Senate on June 8, 1972, and received commission on June 9, 1972. Assumed senior status on August 15, 1984.

Education:
University of Iowa, B.A., 1937
University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., 1939

Professional Career:
Private practice, Des Moines, Iowa, 1939-1947
U.S. Army lieutenant, Air Corps, 1943-1945
Faculty, University of Michigan Law School, 1947-1968, 1974-1984; associate dean, 1960-1968; acting dean, 1965-1966; lecturer in law, 1974-1984
Alderman, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1955-1959
Director of research and drafting, Michigan constitutional convention, 1961-1962
Dean and professor of law, Wayne State University, 1967-1972


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