History of the Federal Judiciary


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Wilson, Frank Wiley
Born June 21, 1917, in Knoxville, TN
Died September 29, 1982

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on May 24, 1961, to a seat vacated by Leslie R. Darr. Confirmed by the Senate on June 14, 1961, and received commission on June 15, 1961. Served as chief judge, 1969-1982. Service terminated on September 29, 1982, due to death.

Education:
University of Tennessee, A.B., 1939
University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 1941

Professional Career:
Private practice, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1941-1942, 1946-1961
U.S. Army sergeant, Air Force, 1942-1946
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