History of the Federal Judiciary

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Stuart, William Corwin
Born April 28, 1920, in Knoxville, IA
Died August 12, 2010, in Chariton, IA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on October 13, 1971, to a seat vacated by Roy L. Stephenson. Confirmed by the Senate on October 28, 1971, and received commission on November 1, 1971. Served as chief judge, 1977-1985. Assumed senior status on April 30, 1986. Service terminated on August 12, 2010, due to death.

University of Iowa, B.A., 1941
University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., 1942

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy lieutenant junior grade, Air Corps, 1943-1945
Private practice, Chariton, Iowa, 1946-1962
City attorney, Chariton, Iowa, 1947-1949
State senator, Iowa, 1953-1961
Justice, Iowa Supreme Court, 1962-1971

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