History of the Federal Judiciary

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Smith, Orma Rinehart
Born September 4, 1904, in Booneville, MS
Died July 5, 1982

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on July 17, 1968, to a seat vacated by Claude F. Clayton. Confirmed by the Senate on July 25, 1968, and received commission on July 25, 1968. Assumed senior status on August 16, 1978. Service terminated on July 5, 1982, due to death.

University of Mississippi School of Law, LL.B., 1927

Professional Career:
Private practice, Corinth, Mississippi, 1928-1968


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