History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
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.

Education:
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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