History of the Federal Judiciary

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Gwin, James S.
Born 1954 in Canton, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Nominated by William J. Clinton on July 31, 1997, to a seat vacated by Samuel H. Bell. Confirmed by the Senate on November 5, 1997, and received commission on November 7, 1997.

Kenyon College, A.B., 1976
University of Akron School of Law, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:
Private practice, Canton, Ohio, 1979-1989
Judge, Stark County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 1989-1997


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