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Williams, Jerre Stockton
Born August 21, 1916, in Denver, CO
Died August 29, 1993, in Austin, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on April 14, 1980, to a seat vacated by Irving Loeb Goldberg. Confirmed by the Senate on June 18, 1980, and received commission on June 18, 1980. Assumed senior status on July 2, 1990. Service terminated on August 29, 1993, due to death.

Education:
University of Denver, A.B., 1938
Columbia Law School, J.D., 1941

Professional Career:
Instructor in law, University of Iowa, 1941-1942
Assistant attorney, Office of Price Administration, 1942
U.S. Army captain, Air Force, 1942-1946
Assistant professor of law, University of Denver, 1946
Professor, University of Texas, 1946-1967, 1970-1980; associate professor of law, 1946-1950; professor of law, 1950-1967; John B. Connally chair of civil jurisprudence, 1970-1980
Associate director, Study of Loyalty-Security Program, Association of the Bar of New York City, 1955-56
Consultant, U.S. Bureau of the Budget, 1966-1967
Chairman, Administrative Conference of the United States, 1968-1970

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