History of the Federal Judiciary

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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.

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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