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.

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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