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Stagg, Thomas E. Jr.
Born 1923 in Shreveport, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on February 18, 1974, to a seat vacated by Benjamin C. Dawkins, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on March 7, 1974, and received commission on March 8, 1974. Served as chief judge, 1984-1991. Assumed senior status on February 29, 1992.

Louisiana State University, B.A., 1943
Louisiana State University Law School, LL.B., 1949

Professional Career:
U.S. Army captain, Infantry, 1943-1946
Private practice, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1949-1974
Vice-president, King Hardware Co., Louisiana, 1955-1974
President, The Abe Meyer Corporation, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1960-1974
Managing partner, Pierremont Mall Shopping Center, 1963-1974
President, Stagg Investments, Inc., 1964-1974
Managing partner, Camellia Trading Company, 1974-
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