History of the Federal Judiciary


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Castagna, William John
Born 1924 in Philadelphia, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on June 5, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on July 23, 1979, and received commission on July 24, 1979. Assumed senior status on June 29, 1992.

Education:
University of Florida College of Law, LL.B., 1949
University of Florida College of Law, J.D., 1967

Professional Career:
U.S. Air Force, 1943-1945
Private practice, Miami, Florida, 1949-1950
Private practice, Clearwater, Florida, 1950-1979

 

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