History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Acker, William Marsh Jr.
Born 1927 in Birmingham, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on July 22, 1982, to a seat vacated by Frank H. McFadden. Confirmed by the Senate on August 18, 1982, and received commission on August 18, 1982. Assumed senior status on May 31, 1996.

Education:
Birmingham-Southern College, B.A., 1949
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1952

Professional Career:
U.S. Army private first class, 1946-1947
Private practice, Birmingham, Alabama, 1952-1982

 

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