History of the Federal Judiciary


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Gex, Walter J. III
Born 1939 in Bay St. Louis, MS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on January 29, 1986, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on February 25, 1986, and received commission on February 26, 1986. Assumed senior status on March 24, 2004.

Education:
University of Mississippi, B.A., 1962
University of Mississippi School of Law, LL.B., 1963

Professional Career:
Private practice, Jackson, Mississippi, 1963-1972
Private practice, Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, 1972-1986

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, December 4, 1985; no Senate vote

 

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