Downes, William F.
- Born 1946 in Boston, MA
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming
Nominated by William J. Clinton on May 5, 1994, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on June 15, 1994, and received commission on June 16, 1994. Served as chief judge, 1999-2011. Service terminated on July 24, 2011, due to retirement.
North Texas State University (now University of North Texas), B.A., 1968
University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 1974
U.S. Marine Corps captain, 1968-1971
Private practice, Green River, Wyoming, 1975-1978
Private practice, Casper, Wyoming, 1978-1994