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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.

Education:
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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