History of the Federal Judiciary


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Wilson, Billy Roy
Born 1939 in Little Rock, AR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 6, 1993, to a seat vacated by G. Thomas Eisele. Confirmed by the Senate on September 30, 1993, and received commission on October 1, 1993. Assumed senior status on October 1, 2008.

Education:
Hendrix College, B.A., 1962
Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1965

Professional Career:
Private practice, Texarkana, Arkansas, 1965-1966
Deputy prosecutor, Miller County, Arkansas, 1965-1966
U.S. Navy lieutenant junior grade, 1966-1969
Private practice, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1969-1993

Nominated and served until January 12, 2011, under the name William Roy Wilson, Jr.

 

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