History of the Federal Judiciary

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Davidson, Glen H.
Born 1941 in Pontotoc, MS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on July 23, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on October 16, 1985, and received commission on October 17, 1985. Served as chief judge, 2000-2007. Assumed senior status on June 1, 2007.

University of Mississippi, B.A., 1962
University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 1965

Professional Career:
City prosecutor, Tupelo, Mississippi, 1965
U.S. Air Force captain and judge advocate, 1966-1969
Private practice, Tupelo, Mississippi, 1969-1975, 1976-1981
Assistant district attorney, First Judicial District, Mississippi, 1969-1974
District attorney, First Judicial District, Mississippi, 1975
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi, 1981-1985


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