History of the Federal Judiciary


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Stiehl, William Donald
Born 1925 in Belleville, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on May 14, 1986, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on June 13, 1986, and received commission on June 16, 1986. 1992-1993. Assumed senior status on November 30, 1996.

Education:
St. Louis University School of Law, LL.B., 1949

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1943-1946, 1950-1952
Private practice, Belleville, Illinois, 1952-1986
Assistant state's attorney, Belleville, Illinois, 1956-1960
Special assistant attorney general, State of Illinois, 1970-1973

 

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