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Keady, William Colbert
Born April 2, 1913, in Greenville, MS
Died June 16, 1989

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on March 26, 1968, to a new seat authorized by 80 Stat. 75. Confirmed by the Senate on April 3, 1968, and received commission on April 4, 1968. Served as chief judge, 1968-1982. Assumed senior status on April 26, 1983. Service terminated on June 16, 1989, due to death.

Education:
Washington University School of Law, LL.B., 1936

Professional Career:
Private practice, Greenville, Mississippi, 1936-1968
State representative, Mississippi, 1940-1943
State senator, Mississippi, 1944-1945
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