History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Lee, William Charles
Born 1938 in Fort Wayne, IN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on July 1, 1981, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on July 27, 1981, and received commission on July 28, 1981. Served as chief judge, 1997-2003. Assumed senior status on February 3, 2003.

Education:
Yale University, A.B., 1959
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1962

Professional Career:
Private practice, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1962-1970, 1973-1981
Deputy prosecutor, Allen County, Indiana, 1963-1969
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, 1970-1973

 

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